This two-hour course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics program and also provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers in office/administrative type settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements.
- Back injuries
- Characteristics of musculoskeletal disorders
- Work-related musculoskeletal disorders
- Early signs
- Risk factors
Who Should Attend:
All persons who have work activities in an office setting, using computer workstations or participating in activities involving light lifting, repetitive motions or other procedures that may be related to MSDs, and employers who may be responsible for implementing an ergonomics program.
Various OSHA Requirements
Massachusetts, Rhode Island