This site provides information on over 200 Court Judgments in personal injury claims in which the alleged injury was some type of work-related upper limb disorder, popularly referred to as repetitive strain injuries (RSI). The site is referred to as a source of further information in the HSE's latest guidance on work-related upper limb disorder Upper limb disorders in the workplace.
The site was initially developed as part of a research project that examined how the Courts are interpreting HSE guidance documents and certain Regulations, e.g. Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations and Manual Handling Operations Regulations, in personal injury claims for work-related upper limb disorders. The findings of the research project can be downloaded free of charge [download Research Report]. Since then the web site has been regularly updated and improvements have been made to the quality and quantity of information provided.
This site is operated and maintained by Humane Technology Ltd. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of its contents, the site does not seek to interpret the civil or criminal law. Nor is the site intended to be a source of advice on health & safety, the law, occupational health or similar matters. Visitors to the site who require such advice are strongly recommended to consult suitably qualified professionals. Any comments on the site, including notification of any errors or omissions, should be sent to: webmaster@HumaneTechnology.co.uk