Following below is a fairly comprehensive listing of the RSI and Ergonomics
related mail lists.
To subscribe to a mail list: either click on the link or email one of
the listserver addresses. Type the words subscribe, the list name, and your name. Do not
put anything else in the body of the letter or in the subject area. This will be an
automatic command listserv rather than the address you use to actually talk to the group.
The listserver will forward your request to the correct server and you will get a
confirmation Email. For example:
- TO: email@example.com
- MESSAGE: subscribe Sorehand John Smith
Note that you will get a different address to actually mail information that gets
distributed to the group. Many times you can not post to a list that you do not belong to.
Listserv is an automatic computer generated command recognition address. If you have a
problem just write HELP in the body of the message.
If you don't find what you are looking for here, try LISZT Directory of E-Mail Discussion Groups.
Liszt is basically a mailing-list spider; it queries servers from around the world and
compiles the results into a single directory.
A San Francisco-based listserv mailing list for people with RSIs. Discussion of Carpal
Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Etc.
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first line of the message should have:
subscribe Sorehand firstname lastname
Postings go to: email@example.com
Owner: Deanna McHugh firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorehand FAQ: http://www.ucsf.edu/sorehand/
The east coast's answer to sorehand, where users discuss their experiences and offer
support, referral, and treatment information to one another. Subscriptions are available
to anyone with an interest in RSIs, but with the caveat that the list is intended as a
regional resource for networking.
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: email@example.com
The first line of the message should have:
subscribe RSI-East firstname lastname
Postings go to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established to make it easier for RSI-sufferers in the UK to exchange
information and offer one another mutual support. Most of the information
has been put together by people who have (or have had) RSI themselves. Some
is from governmental sources or from advice agencies or trade unions.
Subscribe by sending an empty e-mail message to:
Postings go to: email@example.com
Owner: Ellen Mizzell firstname.lastname@example.org
Also check out the following related websites:
RSI-UK Mailing List Archive http://www.rsi-uk.org.uk/archive/
RSI-UK Website (http://www.rsi-uk.org.uk/
The RSI Network Mail List (RSINet)
The RSI Network newsletter provides articles,
product information, news, and other items of interest to the RSI community.
Newsletters can be read via e-mail, printed, or accessed from their website
To subscribe to The RSI Network newsletter online, visit http://www.egroups.com/subscribe/RSINet, or send a blank e-mail message
Paper subscriptions within the U.S. cost $15 to cover printing and mailing
expenses for one year. Mail subscription requests or donations to: CTD
Resource Network, Inc., 2013 Princeton Court, Los Banos, CA 93635.
Healthy Computing Email Tips
Optimize your performance and prevent computer-related disorders with
these Healthy Computing Email Tips, posted NYCOSH's website courtesy of
their authors, Erik Peper, Ph.D. and Katherine Hughes Gibney. Healthy
Computing Email Tips are distributed, free, via email. To receive a new
Healthy Computing Email Tip every week, send an e-mail message to email@example.com.
Injured Workers List (Injured-L)
Injuredworkers.online is a collaborative effort of individuals who want to do
something about how people with work related injuries and illnesses are treated by their
employers, the media, Workers Compensation Boards, and the government. Recent legislation,
Bill 99 (Ontario), has portrayed injured workers as lazy and lying, in order to cut
benefits and reduce assistance. We believe that most of the community opposes such
sterotyping and are looking for ways to fight back. This project is an opportunity to
exchange information and ideas about what causes injuries and illness at work, and what we
can do about it. We are injured workers, trade unionists, community activists, doctors and
others. We encourage anyone who has an interest in this subject to join us.
Injuredworkers.online is working towards improving conditions for injured workers and
encourages discussion and debate towards this goal. This is a closed mailing list, so you
may be asked to complete a simple statement of interest. All it requires is an
agreement to our basic principles and co-operation and contribution to discussion and
As a member of the committee developing this site and list, I can assure you
that we are all progessive people who are dedicated to improving conditions for injured
Catherine Fenech, firstname.lastname@example.org
PCHealth (Was C+Health)
To subscribe, send the following message:
Your message will be forwarded to the collective for review and a follow up message will
be sent from us. If you have any difficulty subscribing, email Catherine Fenech at email@example.com
Intended to promote sharing of information, experiences, concerns and advice about the
health effects of working with and near computers.
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first line of the message should have:
subscribe PCHealth firstname lastname
Postings go to: email@example.com
Owner: Ballew Kinnaman firstname.lastname@example.org
PCHealth Website http://www.Emissary.Net/pchealth
The new home page for voice-users is:
The owner does work for a commercial entity, however this is a public list and shall
continue to serve as a public list for users with no commercial intervention. If any
subscribers have suggestions for the list, the owner would love to hear them and will try
to satisfy all of your needs.
VoiceGroup List Homepage
VoiceGroup is an active community of active beginner &
expert USERS of speech recognition programs such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking,
Dragon Dictate, IBM ViaVoice and Lernout&Hauspie's VoiceXpress products to
name a few. Discussions range from beginner to expert levels, equipment
suggestions and setup to actual techniques and macro programming.
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: email@example.com
The first line of the message should have: subscribe alt-keyboards firstname lastname
Postings go to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For their free monthly e-newsletter on resources and comparison strategies for
those with a disability of the hand, especially regarding keyboarding and
typing, just email Lilly@aboutonehandtyping.com
Discussion about one hand typing and keyboarding. If, and when it
is advantageous to use a one handed keyboard, or an alternative keyboard
layout, like Dvoark or Half-Qwerty. How to avoid fatigue of the arms.. To
join, just email email@example.com
or go to http://www.aboutonehandtyping.com.
Phone (626) 335-8069, Fax (626) 335-6127
a2x is a piece of public domain software designed to interface any speech recognition
system on a PC to a workstation running the X window system, and control the workstation's
graphical display and applications. The list is low traffic, and carries information/hints
for use of a2x only, not general speech recognition discussion. The list is unmoderated.
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to:
Subscription is not automated, so don't expect an immediate response.
Postings go to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can subscribe to the PAIN-L list by typing:
'SUBSCRIBE PAIN-L YourName'
and sending to LISTSERV@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU.
For more on the practitioner side:
Ergoweb-L is the world's largest email discussion list dedicated to
ergonomics. ergoweb-L currently serves thousands of subscribers
internationally. Our subscriber base has a broad spectrum of ergonomics
knowledge and experience: ranging from internationally recognized ergonomics
professionals to those just becoming aware of the science. The rest of us
fall somewhere in between.
Welcome to the Ergonomics List. This list aims to promote the discussion of ideas and
principles relating to Ergonomics and Human Factors The list is aimed primarily at
practising ergonomists but anyone from other fields with an interest in ergonomics is
welcome to join. As well as promoting discussion the list will serve to announce
conferences and job opportunities. At the present moment the list is 'open' and not
moderated in any form but it is not intended to as a basis for the advertising or
promoting of any ergonomic consultancies or products. This list was set up by two
ergonomists working at the Applied Vision Unit located at the University of Derby. We are
presently interested in the following areas:- vision, musculoskeletal disorders, driving,
accident prevention, legislation and software design. You can reach either of us directly
by sending a message to:- AVRU.ERG@derby.ac.uk
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: email@example.com
The first line of the message should have: join ergonomics firstname lastname
Postings go to Ergonomics@mailbase.ac.uk
The Mailbase web site is located at: http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/
All open (public) Mailbase lists have a webpage where you can read archived messages, get
information about the list, retrieve files, and look at membership details (if the owner
permits). You will also find a lot of webpages and documents telling you how to use
Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first line of the message should have: subscribe safety firstname lastname
Postings go to email@example.com
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