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During my year 10 communications coursework I have to be aware of a number of health and safety issues.

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Health and Safety During my year 10 communications coursework I have to be aware of a number of health and safety issues. Health Repetitive Strain Injury Symptoms of RSI are aches and pains, swelling and difficulty of movement. It is also known as 'Mouse Arm'. RSI affects fingers, wrists arms and necks. ...read more.

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* I sit in a comfortable position and change every so often. * The keyboard I use is tilted towards me and there is plenty of arm space. Back Problems To prevent myself from getting a back problem I:- * Use a chair that is the right height. * I regularly change my seating position. ...read more.

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* No cables are to be left on the floor or bench. * Food and drink are not to be consumed around a computer in case of spillage. * CO2 fire extinguishers are to be available in case of fire. * Computer equipment is to be regularly tested for safety. Do * Take regular breaks. * Sit on a comfortable chair that swivels. * Use wrist mats. * Change position regularly. Mark Rogers 10W 17.1.03 ...read more.

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