The Bad Effects to Health of Excessive Computer Use

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THE BAD EFFECTS TO HEALTH OF EXCESSIVE COMPUTER USE

A Research Paper Submitted
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement
In English 102A – Writing in Discipline

By:
Go, Alyssa Y.
Vergara, Bellie Anne S.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
OCTOBER 8, 2010

CHAPTER 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

Introduction

Today, computers play a very large part in our daily lives. We use computer for a lot of things like business, education, communication and entertainment. We can find computers almost everywhere nowadays, at offices, at school and even at almost every home. Because of the computer’s speed and efficiency, we always turn to it to get our work done. As a result, many people tend to spend long hours using it. And using the
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This research further explains that long periods of working at a computer can cause eyestrain and overuse injuries of the hands and wrists. Using this research, employers and managers can help transform working stations to be more ergonomic. The working place will be more suitable and comfortable for the workers. Furthermore, it will lessen the chances of the workers getting computer health related problems. Scope and delimitation

This study limits its coverage on the people who are working in the computers for long period of time, particularly company employers identify the health problems that they encounter and to propose possible solution regarding this problem. This study considers every aspect of the employee’s health information that has an impact on their performance such as their condition regarding office work. The wide of using computers has led some important health concerns, which is associated with occupational safety and health concerns.
Many people use computers as part of their job. If you use one and suffer illnesses it may be because of the way you are using the computer. Problems such as suffering from strain in the back of the hand due to excessive 'mouse' clicking, eye strain, shoulder and back pains or stress or neck ache if you use a computer without a break for a long time. The employees suffered this condition because of their heavy work loads and regular night work. Furthermore they
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