Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

September 1983

Motion-related wrist disorders traced to industries, occupational groups

Roger C. Jensen, Bruce P. Klein, Lee M. Sanderson

Jobs that involve repetitive motions of the hand contribute disproportionately to a number of injuries and illness; analysis of workers' compensation claims data shows workers in manufacturing, construction, and agriculture to be most at risk.

Download PDF »