Repetitive movement injuries are a common office injury. Most of us spend hours each day typing, using the mouse, or writing at our desks. These types of movements can cause serious injuries to our hands, arms, and neck/back. The way you can prevent being injured at work rests mainly with your workstation set up and your body posture.
Please take the time to visit the following websites and see if your workstation is suited to your needs. Repetitive motion injuries are very painful to the employee and can lead to lost time away from work. Contact your supervisor if you think your workstation may need adjusting. Also, please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
Did you know that the most common office injury is a fall? That’s right. According to the Centers for Disease Control, (yes, they do more than kill viruses) falls are the #1 most common office injury. The second website listed below discusses ways to avoid numerous office injuries. OSHA Workstation Guidelines Office Safety