Search Resources (English): Repetitive strain injuries

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Building alliances to improve women's occupational health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/messing.pdf
Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues. (See Details)
Published: 1999
A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/workplace/msd.html
Explains how women are more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, because of the type of jobs in which they often work. Suggests steps to help remedy the amount of women injured on the job. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Repetitive strain injury  
http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/030812/d030812b.htm
Examines the reasons why repetitive strain injuries are affecting a growing number of adults. Explores the differences in injury characterisitcs between men and women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Preventing work-related injuries: soft tissue injuries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40809
Looks at ways to prevent soft-tissue injuries in the workplace. Also examines effective ways of dealing with these injuries. (See Details)
Published: 2005
If the chair fits, sit on it  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses workplace furniture and our bodies. Provides a checklist to determine whether the chair you sit on at work is good for your well being. Recommends what to do about it.

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Published: 1981