Repetitive strain injuries

Repetitive strain injuries

If the chair fits, sit on it

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

Preventing work-related injuries: soft tissue injuries

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at ways to prevent soft-tissue injuries in the workplace. Also examines effective ways of dealing with these injuries.

Repetitive Strain Injury Support Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Helps people with R.S.I. share information on treatment and new developments as well as support one another.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 252-6471
Email Address: 
lohp@lefca.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 252-4474
Street Address: 
185 Fifth St
City: 
Etobicoke
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M8V 2Z5

Repetitive strain injury

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the reasons why repetitive strain injuries are affecting a growing number of adults. Explores the differences in injury characterisitcs between men and women.

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A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Stephanie Premji
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Building alliances to improve women's occupational health

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen Messing
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.
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