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The Emergence of Tech Workplace Injuries

THE EMERGENCE OF Tech Workplace Injuries Millions of People Work with Technology Daily 100 million+ people work at desk jobs Most of these jobs rely on technology The Boom in Tech at Work Means a Boom Working with tech daily brings a risk of injury These injuries can be as severe as laborer injuries in Tech Injuries Common Injuries Linked to Tech Work Lower Back Pain Caused by slumping over a keyboard or desk Repetitive Motion Compression squeezes nerves and causes pain Injuries Caused by repeating the same micro motion Include carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, and muscle strains Linked to obesity, heart disease, and Sitting Disease high blood pressure Causes a heart attack Caused by prolonged periods of sitting risk similar to that of a smoker Take a Stand Don't keep important things where you have to to Avoid Tech Workplace Injuries twist to reach them Position your Get up once monitor 2-3 inches above an hour to stretch and walk around eye level Choose a desk Put your keyboard and mouse at chair with lumbar hand height support Workers' Compensation Is Available for Tech Workplace Injuries Compensation is available for acute and chronic injuries 2$ See a lawyer if you are injured on the job Benefits compensate you for medical bills and lost wages Provided by: SCHER, BASSETT & HAMES Sources: pain-health-news-520/repetitive-stress-injury-rsi-646236.html

The Emergence of Tech Workplace Injuries

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More use of technology in the workplace means more tech workplace injuries! Take a look at this infographic to find out which injuries tend to be most common in tech workplaces.


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