This course is comprised of two modules:
Module A - Implementing an MSD Prevention Program
Learn how to navigate through the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario and apply some simple techniques and tools (flowcharts, checklists) for recognizing, assessing and controlling your company's MSD hazards.
Find the gaps are in your MSD prevention efforts and the key steps that you can take to implement a successfully MSD prevention program.
Module B - Assessing and Controlling MSD Hazards
Discover how to use various tools to measure and assess the MSD hazards posed by tasks involving lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, awkward postures and repetition.
Once you've assessed the hazards, explore problem solving techniques for developing practical short-term and long-term solutions. You'll also learn strategies to help you avoid common pitfalls when you implement MSD controls.
At this time there are no session dates scheduled.
Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about availability and on-site pricing.
MSD hazards and terms
prevention steps and guidelines
controls status check.
Upon completion, you will be able to
Use the MSD prevention framework to implement an MSD prevention program
Be familiar with various resources within the MSD Prevention Resource Manual and WSPS's Ergonomic Tool Kit
Identify potential priorities/next-steps for your company regarding MSD prevention.
This program will be of interest to:
Workplace parties with limited or no knowledge about MSD prevention
Companies that are just starting to work on their MSD prevention policies / programs
Managers and supervisors (e.g. health and safety, plant)
Health and safety committees
Human resources and safety professionals.