Repetitive Strain Injury Resources
Resources for Preventing an Injury:
- Stanford University Ergonomics Program
- Ergonomic self-evaluation checklist
- Web-based ergonomic training (Note: training is Flash only)
- Ergonomic equipment and accessories to minimize risk
If you are a Stanford employee, your department may be eligible for matching funds from EH&S on ergonomic furniture purchases.
If an Injury Occurs:
Symptoms of repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) of the hands, neck or wrists can include reoccurring or continuous pain/discomfort, redness, swelling, numbness or tingling sensation, decreasing handgrip strength and limited range of motion. If you are a Stanford employee, visit the EH&S website for more information on reporting your injury.