By: Fred, Raeesa
What is RSI
An RSI is a Repetitive Strain Injury
It affects the system or arrangement of muscles in a body, a part of the body, or an organ.
It also affects the nervous system,
RSI is caused by: tasks that you do on a day to day basis, physical and mental effort, vibrations, mechanical expression, or sustained or awkward positions.
Symptoms and stages of injury
Not looking at a computer screen and looking at an object for 15-30 seconds prevents eye dryness
Chin tucks prevent a sore neck
Neck rotations prevents a muscle that has been pulled in your neck
Chest stretches prevents your chest from becoming stiff
Wrist extensions prevents your wrist from becoming stiff and hurting all the time
Have comfortable seating
Take a rest every 1 or 2 hour
Monitor at the right height (Make sure you're not looking down)
Having space on the table for armrest
What to do During Your Rest Time?
Other (proper set-up, troubleshooting)
The monitor’s screen should be at right angles.
Adjust to the windows.
Light diffusers recommended
Use indirect lighting where possible
Operator line of sight is parallel to the plane of the window
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