Is IT hazardous to your health?

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Stress, burnout, and work/life balance are examples of employee issues you'll find in any work environment. However, IT pros may encounter a few extra health problems -- such as repetitive stress injuries, illness resulting from contact with user-borne viruses, eye strain, severe dust allergies, and possible exposure to toxic substances. This TechRepublic special report covers some of the health and safety risks you may encounter, along with measures that you (and your company) can take to reduce or eliminate those risks.

You may also want to check out the results of TechRepublic's recent IT Health Survey, which collected feedback from more than 3,000 TechRepublic members.