Managing Recurrent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Manual Pipetting Can Cause Pain

  • Utilizing index finger trigger action, shown here with the Thermo Scientific Finnpipette Novus, significantly reduces risk of injury.Utilizing index finger trigger action, shown here with the Thermo Scientific Finnpipette Novus, significantly reduces risk of injury.

Managing Recurrent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI): A number of commonly employed laboratory procedures are highly repetitive, thus putting users at risk of incurring injury. As more and more people predominantly spend their time stationary within their lab environment - whether at a desk or a lab bench - small movements such as typing on a keyboard, or pipetting, can become harmful to the user. As such, recent advances in occupational health have stipulated that in order to effectively manage this risk, ergonomic practices should be implemented in all relevant environments.

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