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Focus (Repetitive Stress Injuries) #615199

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 25, 1997
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The workplace problem of repetitive stress injury that is changing workers' office equipment examined; examples cited of injuries and solutions to promote safety on the job. [Dr. Mario FILIBERTI - describes his problems due to the trembling of his hands.] [OSHA Gerg WATCHMAN - comments on the problem.] [Computer operator Sylvia CLARK, Raychem Corporation Steve ROBINSON, ergonomics officer Greg HUGHES - show off ergonomic equipment.] The need for new regulations to promote the pace of change in the workplace outlined. [Communications Workers of America David LEGRANDE - says employers are not introducing well-designed equipment.]

Avila, Jim;
Curry, Ann

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