|Document ID (ISN)||101471|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet INDG171 (rev.1)
Health and Safety Executive
||Aching arms (or RSI) in small businesses - Is ill health due to upper limb disorders a problem in your workplace?
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Feb. 2003. 12p. Illus 6 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg171.pdf [in English]
||This booklet is designed to help employers and managers in small enterprises to understand upper limb disorders (ULDs), often called "RSI" (repetitive strain injury). Contents: definition; symptoms; difference between ULD and RSI; managing ULDs; risk assessment in the workplace; measures for reducing the risks; dealing with ULDs.
||small enterprises; United Kingdom; ergonomics; upper extremity disorders; plant safety and health organization; training material; repetitive strain injury
||workplace design; work posture; safety guides; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; conditions of work
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Small and medium-sized enterprises