A Participatory Approach to MSD PreventionLength: 1 day
Continuing Education Credits: n/a
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) are a common cause of injuries in Ontario workplaces. With knowledge and a participatory approach, your organization can make changes to the work environment and prevent these injuries from occurring. Attend this full day workshop to: Learn about the major risks that lead to Musculoskeletal disorders, and common control strategies; Understand the value of the participatory approach, where workers are involved in the recognition, assess and control of risks; Learn the steps to developing a comprehensive Musculoskeletal prevention program for your workplace; Become familiar with tools to help you develop your program. This training is applicable to workers across all sectors, the participatory approach to the topic is designed for work environments that have a good health and safety system in place with a effective Internal Responsibility System (IRS). The training outlines the participatory ergonomics approach and helps to raise awareness of the benefits of participatory ergonomics in reducing MSD-related injuries. Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.