Combating repetitive strain injuries in construction

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) are a major concern for construction teams worldwide, affecting a significant percentage of the workforce. These injuries, caused by repeated forceful movements, awkward postures and constant vibrations, can have debilitating effects on a worker’s health and career, but it is not all bad news.

New technologies and better working environments are gradually being introduced to protect construction workers. We are also seeing more emphasis on prevention alongside some exciting new developments, that aim to create a safer and healthier work environment.