Factors That Could Contribute Towards the Development Of Work Related Upper Limb Disorders.

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Factors That Could Contribute Towards the Development Of Work Related Upper Limb Disorders.

Identify the factors that could contribute towards the development of Work-related upper limb disorders (wrulds) amongst workers at a Supermarket checkout.

Factors such as

  • Space constraints resulting in employees being forced to adopt fixed and static Positions;
  • Non-adjustable equipment such as chairs and the design of the scanning Equipment;
  • Over reaching often during the handling of bulky and heavy articles;
  • A high Pace of work and high levels of repetition;



  • Environmental conditions such as Temperature and humidity;
  • A lack of job rotation and a failure to provide adequate Breaks;
  • The age of the workers with some having pre-existing conditions and
  • A lack of Appropriate training and supervision.

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