Repetitive strain injury in the UK: soft tissues and hard issues.
Repetitive strain injury (RIS) has become an increasingly common and painful result of the inappropriate implementation of information technology in offices.
On the basis of existing litarature and an empirical study, this paper reviews the tehory and practice of RSI prevention including recent legal changes, and ergonomic and medical aspects.
However, it argues that RSI is also a management and organizational problem which refers to job design, awareness and training, and the consideration of alternative to keyboard input.
Mots-clés Pascal : Technologie information, Automatisation, Condition travail, Ergonomie, Santé, Médecine travail, Etat actuel, Prévention, Politique sanitaire, Royaume Uni, Europe, Repetitive strain injury (RSI), Aspect organisationnel
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Information technology, Automation, Working condition, Ergonomics, Health, Occupational medicine, State of the art, Prevention, Health policy, United Kingdom, Europe, Organizational aspect
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0375622
Code Inist : 001A01G02B. Création : 199406.