WRULDWork Related Upper Limb Disorders (UK)
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Although repeated computer use is often cited as the main culprit, the HSE found the construction and manufacturing sectors have the highest incidence of work-related upper limb disorders, and health workers also have a high incidence of WRULD.
Gerhards SAH (2006) Cost-effectiveness of specific Mensendieck/Cesar therapy for screen workers with nonspecific WRULD phase one.
Most common of these injuries are Wruld's (workrelated upper limb disorders) which can lead to permanent disability and RSI (repetitive strain injury) which costs UK industry up to pounds 20bn a year
AIt could be the case that you are suffering from RSI - while it can affect the hand, wrist and also the finger area (conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome and 'writer's cramp' would be two examples), it's actually a condition that is commonly associated with other parts of the upper body such as the forearm, neck and shoulder and is sometimes referred to as Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD).
The key problems the office based sector experiences are Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD), which is the family of complaints often caused by excessive use of computers or incorrectly designed workstations and simple slips, trips and falls on level surfaces.
(The) Compensation Commissioner's Guidelines for Health Practitioners & Employers to manage Work-related Upper Limb Disorders, 2004, Circular Instruction 180 regarding compensation for work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs).