Repetitive strain injury represents an important burden arising from work-related activities, generating
considerable societal and employer costs through workers’ compensation claims. The method presented in
this disclosure offers a way that aims to help identify and prevent such medical condition by collecting
usage data from mouse and keyboard strokes throughout the day. With the collected information, it is
possible to apply algorithms and techniques to predict trends of usage and check against company’s policies
and guidelines to help the user to take breaks or reduce the intensity of the tasks.
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INC, HP, "A METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING AND PREVENTING REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY", Technical Disclosure Commons, (October 04, 2018)