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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/22/2003

RSI on the rise


— Ten per cent of Canadian adults had a repetitive strain injury serious enough to limit their normal activities in 2000-2001, according to Statistics Canada. In 1996-1997, just eight per cent of adults reported the problem. Work-related activities were the number one cause of repetitive strain injuries, according to the report, which supports the association between work stress and repetitive strain injuries.

Canadian firms acting to improve wellness