Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Training
This is an awareness level course intended for Employees to create awareness of the risks of Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSI) and to provide the understanding to enable them to follow the practices and procedures established by their Employer to prevent MSI in the workplace.
The emphasis is on Injury Prevention
Every person is different: height, weight, width, and limb length vary among individuals. Therefore, a tool or piece of equipment suitable for one worker may not be suitable for another. You can avoid injury, be more comfortable and improve worker satisfaction and productivity by properly matching people with the right tools for the job.
Module 1: Awareness of the Risks
•Principles of Ergonomics
•Roles and Responsibilities
•MSI Causes and Risk Factors
Module 2: Injury Prevention
•Assessments and Hazard Identification
•Hazards and Solutions
•Signs, Symptoms and Injury Prevention
This is a Flex style course, which means you can use the course as is or you can customize the content for your employees and your workplace. As an example you may have specific material handling equipment or procedures in your workplace. The content of this course can be revised to include content specific to your material handling procedures.
about how you can help prevent musculoskeletal injuries in your workplace and ensure all your employees are educated on your ergonomics program.