Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Prevention
ATIC is one of a few places at MIT to offer information and resources focused on the prevention of computer-related Repetitive Strain Injury.
The MIT informational brochure "RSI - What you Absolutely Need to Know" lists all these resources.
ATIC (in Room 7-143) offers various technology tools that have proven helpful in alleviating or preventing some of the symptoms of RSI:
- Keyboards and Mice - for individuals seeking an alternative to the standard input devices.
- Speech Recognition is an assistive technology that can be helpful if typing becomes difficult.
Computer Ergonomics Online Training - offers an online training tool to do a self-analysis and learn more about how to set up your computer workstation
- Ergonomic Evaluations, conducted by professional ergonomic evaluators, can be scheduled by calling the EHS Office at 617-452-3477 or sending email to environment [at] mit.edu