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The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent musculoskeletal injuries. These resources may not meet all the requirements for health and safety in British Columbia. Please check the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and related materials for specific WorkSafeBC requirements.
|Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that interferes with the use of the hand. It is caused when pressure is put on a nerve that runs through the wrist. This animation explores the structure of the wrist and shows how carpal tunnel syndrome can develop. (1 min 49 s)|
Ergonomics Commentary explaining what wrist braces are, how they are used, and when they should be used. Advises users that non-prescribed wrist braces are not personal protective equipment and may not prevent hand and arm injuries at work.
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