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1 Department of Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Service (AMD) Computerwork & Emergencies 2011 Truus Teunissen Ricardo Soekhoe

2 Radboud Travel Clinic MEDICAL TRAVEL ADVICE - AND VACCINATION CENTRE DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE AMD RU/UMC ST RADBOUD FOR EMPLOYEES STUDENTS AND FELLOW TRAVELLERS AMD

3 Aim How to prevent RSI/CANS What to do in case of an emergency Where to find further information

4 Risks of computerwork? Problems: RSI: Repetitive Strain Injury, also known as: CANS : Complains Arm Neck Shoulder mouse-hand and sms-thumb Back pain Dry/burning eyes Signals: pain, stiffness, prickles, strength loss, clumsiness, cold hands, swellings, change of skin-colour, ….. RSI / CANS

5 How to work with your computer: Adjust your chair, desk and display Move as much as you can Less then 6 hours per day (gaming included) Use your laptop with a separate keyboard, mouse, and place it on a laptop holder Follow courses for more efficient studying RSI / CANS

6 Advice from a fellow student with RSI I had already seen some people with RSI complaints. I never thought that it could happen to me (source: dutch RSI society) His advice: Talk about your complaints Draw a line on how much you can have Ask for help Be careful not to try to satisfy others too much Dont be a perfectionist Listen to your body RSI / CANS

7 Emergencies

8 Students home Keep escape route free Keep wires and cables free Equipment off and candles out INSTALL SMOKE DETECTORS!!! Smoke is toxic … it kills you silently in your sleep…! Smoke detectors are cheap 5 (the price of 2 beers…) Emergencies

9 Emergency number - Radboud campus 55555 or 024-3655555 WHO, WHAT, WHERE!!! -Specially trained personnel -Direct connection / quick response -Aware of local situation -Direct communication with fire brigade and ambulance More efficient than dialing 112 !!!!!! Emergencies

10 Think of your own safety Warn people in your surroundings Dial the emergency number (who, what, where) Fire: Leave the building, close the door First Aid: Stay with the victim Let someone guide the medical assistance from the entry of the building Bystanders hinder quick and efficient assistance: DONt STAND BY, ACT !!! What to do in an emergency

11 Evacuation When you hear this warning signal: Try not to panic, try to stay calm Close doors and windows Leave the building, assist needy people What to do in an emergency

12 Further information, advice and appointments: AMD: (024 – 36) 15400 helpdesk@amd.ru.nl www.ru.nl/amd Erasmuslaan 17 Other resources available: Student Support Department (DSZ) (024-36) 12345 www.ru.nl/studenten Comeniuslaan 4 University Sports Centre (USC) (024-36) 12392 www.ru.nl/usc Heyendaalseweg 141 Training programme: `Give RSI no Chance' (RSI-course)

13 Thanks for your attention !!! This presentation is to be found on Blackboard via RUSECURE(+faculty) and the link RSI Good luck with your study!


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