Practical work on IT Health concerns of computer use (Alternative)

Computer Science JSS1 Third Term


Practical work on IT

Health concerns of computer use (Alternative)

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

     1. Describe the practical work on IT.


Health concerns of computer use

Users are a key component in any information system. Therefore, protecting users is just as important as protecting hardware, software, and data. The widespread use of computers has led to some important health concerns which are; 

1. Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI): Computer related RSI’s are the largest job-related injury and illness in the United States today. These are 

i.Tendonitis: This is the inflammation of tendons due to some repetitive motion or stress of that tendon.

ii. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Carpel tunnel syndrome is an inflammation of the nerve that connects the forearm to the palm of the wrist. Repeated or forceful bending.... View More

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