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HEALTHTECH: keyboard bashing

Hundreds of thousands of Irish workers spend hours upon end every day striking letters on a keyboard with their fingers. Does this pose a potential risk to a user's fingers or is it safe? We investigate the impact keyboard bashing has on the average

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
6th June, 2009

Hundreds of thousands of Irish workers spend hours upon end every day striking letters on a keyboard with their fingers. Does this pose a potential risk to a user's fingers or is it safe? We investigate the impact keyboard bashing has on the average Irish user.

What's the problem?

For many work and home PC users, typing is second nature. However, over-use of a keyboard can cause some damage as a result of repetitive use....

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