Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) refers to a category of injuries involving damage to muscles, tendons and nerves
caused by overuse or misuse.
More workers sustain RSIs than all other occupational injuries combined.
Workplace injuries such as repetitive strain injuries (RSI's) account for:
of all lost time claims
of all lost time days
These injuries are also increasingly being reported by students and others in our communities.
Each year much of Ontario's workforce sustain Repetitive Strain Injuries.
What is both troubling and a source of encouragement is knowing RSIs are preventable.
Repetitive Strain Injury Day, increases awareness of these critical, debilitating issues and serves to educate workers about the hazards and prevention methods.
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