Ergonomics: Injuries, Risk Factors & Design Principles

Course Information
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Duration: 15 Hours

Start Date: 1/1/2020

Enrollment opens: 12/23/2019


Ergonomics: Injuries, Risk Factors & Design Principles


Course Overview

We bend, reach, lift, and twist everyday. The injuries that may occur from any one of these tasks, becomes a part of one of the most frequently occurring injuries within the Canadian workforce of today – musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs). This course reviews how some of these injuries occur and guides us towards a common goal of prevention.

What you learn

  • What MSIs are and how to prevent them
  • Proper techniques for bending, reaching, lifting
  • How to prevent long term injuries caused by MSIs