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Eyestrain: Growing Concern in the Workplace

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Apr 23, 2013 9:56:00 AM

Because of the increased use of digital technology in the workplace, eyestrain may be one of the fastest-growing occupational health and safety hazards; however, it is probably one of the least addressed.  Studies have shown that eyestrain or issues with vision occur in over ½  to ¾ of people working with computers. NIOSH believes that is may have already surpassed carpel tunnel syndrome as the top computer-related workplace physical complaint.

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Topics: Emilcott, eyestrain in the workplace, eyestrain concerns, avoiding eyestrain issues

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