This course is designed to assist participants with the implementation of an MSI/MSD reduction program at their workplace.
This course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements. The online version is structured as a three hour course.
Online and Classroom formats are available.
This course is designed to build upon the fundamentals of Ergonomics to managers, supervisors and employees and assists them in implementing a Musculoskeletal Injuries/Disorder (MSI/MSD) reduction program.
Ergonomics 101: Fundamentals. Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- 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
Review of ergonomic concepts and principles, Legal requirements, MSI/MSD Reduction model and the PDCA Cycle, Implementation Strategies and concepts, Employee/employer engagement strategies
Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.