Ergonomics for Workplace Safety, Quality and Productivity
Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention in the Workplace
Did you know: Musculoskeletal injuries are the highest injury category in BC workplaces, making up one third of all injuries. Whether it’s sitting at a desk all day, repetitive movements, or lifting, our work can have a damaging effect on our bodies. The good news is, this damage can be prevented with a greater focus on ergonomics.
Join us for this informative FREE seminar and discover more about musculoskeletal injuries, their signs and symptoms, as well as the risk factors that contribute to them. You’ll discover how your workplace can be improved to minimize the MSI risk in the workplace.
By eliminating or minimizing this risk, you’ll boost the health and productivity of your team, creating a smarter and more sustainable workplace. You’ll leave with a keen understanding of best practices in workplace ergonomics, and steps to prevent or reduce MSIs.
What Will I Learn?
Definition of musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs)
Signs and symptoms of MSIs
Risk factors that contribute to MSIs
Introduction to the ergonomics/human factors process
Risk control solutions to eliminate or minimize MSI risk factors
Examples of risk factors and solutions in multiple workplace settings
This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.