Repetitive strain injuries on the rise

Work-related activities the number one cause of repetitive strain injuries: Statistics Canada
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 08/27/2003

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he number of Canadians suffering from repetitive strain injury is rising, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

One out of every 10 Canadian adults had a repetitive strain injury serious enough to limit their normal activities in 2000-2001. An estimated 2.3 million people aged 20 or older reporting having had such an injury in the 12 months prior to their participation in the