repetitive strain injury

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repetitive strain injury

n. Abbr. RSI
Damage to tendons, nerves, and other soft tissues that is caused by the repeated performance of a limited number of physical movements and is characterized by numbness, pain, and a wasting and weakening of muscles.

repetitive strain injury

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repetitive stress injury

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(Pathology) a condition, characterized by arm or wrist pains, that can affect musicians, computer operators, etc, who habitually perform awkward hand movements. Abbreviation: RSI
Translations

repetitive strain injury

nVerletzung fdurch wiederholte Belastung

repetitive strain injury

n (Med) → lesione f da sforzo ripetuto
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As repetitive motion injury claims soared, OSHA threatened to install new regulations that would have necessitated changes in almost every job definition.
California employers are covered by the Cal/OSHA Repetitive Motion Injury Standard, which is triggered when two injuries occur that are attributed to repetitive motion hazards.
The employee suffered from repetitive motion injury in her wrist, arm, and shoulder, and she sued when Toyota executives refused to reassign her to a different job.

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