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Global Ergonomics Month Work Shouldn't Hurt


Global Ergonomics Month
October 1-31, 2018

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is pleased to team up with its Health and Safety Ontario partners to participate in Global Ergonomics Month, an international initiative to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).


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