Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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In October of 2014, Wayne Farms poultry plant of Jack, Alabama, was cited for numerous violations including exposing workers to musculoskeletal hazards such as carpal tunnel syndrome. OSHA proposed fines of more than $100,000. While this fine is quite hefty, musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace are not uncommon. Poultry and other food processing workers regularly face musculoskeletal hazards, as they often perform repetitive motions for many hours each day. These problems have become so common that …

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