Ergonomics 102: Building a Program

Ergonomic design is necessary to prevent repetitive strain injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability. This course will help participants create an MSI/MSD reduction program at their workplace.
This course builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics and assists managers, supervisors, and employees in implementing a musculoskeletal injuries/disorder reduction program
Goals and Objectives
  • Understand and be able to communicate basic Ergonomic principles and concepts
  • Comprehend current legal requirements for an MSD Prevention program
  • Understand implementation strategies such as hazard and risk assessments
  • Be able to build and run an effective MSI/MSD reduction program
Topics
  • Review of ergonomic concepts and principles
  • Legal requirements
  • MSI/MSD Reduction model and the PDCA Cycle
  • Implementation Strategies and concepts
  • Employee/employer engagement strategies
Audience
  • Managers, supervisors, and employees working in BC manufacturing and food processing 

Online Learning

Register for Joint Health and Safety Committee training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

Training Bundle

Choose the JHSC Training Bundle for more than 8 hours of combined Joint Health & Safety Committee essentials online training, including:

  • Joint Health and Safety
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation

Interested in Ergonomics 102: Building a Program training?

If you would like to learn more about this training please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out our form.

A representative from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC will be in touch to arrange training for you.