Presentation on theme: "Repetitive Strain Injury: what it is and what you can do about it? The equipment By Stéf Kasprowski, BUCS IT supporter."— Presentation transcript:
Repetitive Strain Injury: what it is and what you can do about it? The equipment By Stéf Kasprowski, BUCS IT supporter
Tools that can help: BigStretch Free Available to install on University desktop PCs Features  Set the amount of time between breaks. Choose between predefined or your own message(s). Select the reminder style, balloon, popup or micro-break. Pick the level of intrusiveness (depending on strictness). Optionally pick a sound for your reminder. Increase reminders automatically to suit your work rate. Various other adjustments to suit you.  http://www.monkeymatt.com/bigstretch/http://www.monkeymatt.com/bigstretch/
Recommendations No one-fits-all device Assessment by UHSE  before buying any device Quadrant: approved supplier (via ITP) Install the drivers BigStretch on your PC Note: Mac and Linux users Workrave (GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows) Time Out and AntiRSI for Mac OS Beware of mobile technologies can trigger RSI http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9756391.stm  University Health, Safety, and Environment Service
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