Course Description:

This two-hour course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorders (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 industrial work settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements.

Course Topics:

Signs and symptoms
Administrative controls
Engineering controls

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for all persons who lift and handle materials and objects or engage in repetitive motions or other procedures that may be related to musculoskeletal disorders. This course is also intended for employers who may be responsible for implementing an ergonomics program.

Regulatory Requirements:

Various OSHA Regulations