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Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in the Workplace

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are painful disorders of the nerves, muscles, tendons and joints that develop over months or years. In both the US and Canada, they represent approximately 1/3 of all workplace injuries and illnesses, costing North American employers tens of billions of dollars a year in direct costs and as much as five times as much in indirect costs.
SKU: P0431EN
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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are painful disorders of the nerves, muscles, tendons and joints that develop over months or years. In both the US and Canada, they represent approximately 1/3 of all workplace injuries and illnesses, costing North American employers tens of billions of dollars a year in direct costs and as much as five times as much in indirect costs.

In this course, you will learn what MSDs are; the risk factors for their development in the workplace; the types of work and work conditions where they are most common; prevention techniques; and treatment methods.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are
  • Explain how MSDs develop
  • Outline the risk factors for MSD development
  • Recall they types of work and work environments where MSDs occur
  • Summarize techniques for reducing or preventing MSDs at work
  • Identify MSD treatment methods

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • About Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Types of Work and Work Conditions Where MSDs Occur
  • Reducing the Risks for MSDs
  • Treatment of Work-Related MSDs
  • Conclusion
  • Test

Target Audience:

General industry; Manufacturing; Transportation; Managers and Supervisors; Workers

Duration:

0.75 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, mobile

Module(s):

40921EN

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are painful disorders of the nerves, muscles, tendons and joints that develop over months or years. In both the US and Canada, they represent approximately 1/3 of all workplace injuries and illnesses, costing North American employers tens of billions of dollars a year in direct costs and as much as five times as much in indirect costs.

In this course, you will learn what MSDs are; the risk factors for their development in the workplace; the types of work and work conditions where they are most common; prevention techniques; and treatment methods.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are
  • Explain how MSDs develop
  • Outline the risk factors for MSD development
  • Recall they types of work and work environments where MSDs occur
  • Summarize techniques for reducing or preventing MSDs at work
  • Identify MSD treatment methods

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • About Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Types of Work and Work Conditions Where MSDs Occur
  • Reducing the Risks for MSDs
  • Treatment of Work-Related MSDs
  • Conclusion
  • Test

Target Audience:

General industry; Manufacturing; Transportation; Managers and Supervisors; Workers

Duration:

0.75 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, mobile

Module(s):

40921EN

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Attribute nameAttribute value
Course LanguageEnglish
Length Range31 - 60 Minutes
Length (Hours)0.75
Course FeaturesAudio
Course FeaturesAccessible
Course FeaturesMobile
Module Number(s)40921EN