by Cynthia Deaton
Workers Compensation claims can impact the overhead costs for your business. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is one type of claim to be concerned about in the hair industry.
Repetitive motion injuries are a range of painful or uncomfortable conditions of the muscles, tendons, nerves and other soft tissues. Repetitive Motion Injuries or RMI are among the most common injuries seen by doctors in the United States and result in huge losses in terms of cost to the workforce. Simple everyday actions, such as writing, scrubbing a floor, or jogging, can lead to this condition.
Know the factors that increase the chances of developing RMI:
Understand that RMI may be caused by the following:
Learn to identify the symptoms of RMI:
Know how to prevent RMI. Do the following:
For more information regarding repetitive motion injuries and prevention tips, please contact Pinnacle’s safety team at firstname.lastname@example.org.