Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) - Awareness (online)

Duration: 
20 min
Price: 
$0.00
Location:
ONLINE
Remaining:
Unlimited

 

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a potential risk for all sectors and occupations. They can cause discomfort, fatigue, pain, injury, and illness to workers. In fact, work-related  musculoskeletal injuries are the most frequent type of lost-time injury and are the largest source of lost-time worker compensation costs in Canada.



Topics include:

  • What are work-related MSDs

  • The three stages of musculoskeletal injuries

  • Risk factors

  • Common causes

  • Prevention tips

     

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • Know the main characteristics of work-related MSDs

  • Learn common causes of MSDs

  • Get practical tips about lifting and other manual material work

  • Understand the importance of developing a prevention program

  • Average time to complete this course is about 20 minutes.

 

Target Audience

All workers, including managers, supervisors and health and safety committee members and anyone wanting to learn more about musculoskeletal disorders

 

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.