PIP 2019 Using MSD Prevention Guidelines

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the workplace are defined as painful injuries or disorders of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone and nerves. This page includes information on MSD prevention, as well as how to use the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.

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What are the challenges & facilitators of successful implementation to prevent MSD in the workplace?

What are the challenges & facilitators of successful implementation to prevent MSD in the workplace?

This scoping review identified common barriers and facilitators encountered during the implementation of changes to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and examined their relationship with those encountered in general Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) efforts.

Apr 09, 2019
Guidelines & Information from the Institute for Work and Health

Guidelines & Information from the Institute for Work and Health

Incorporate evidence-based policies and practices into your ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention programs with tools, guidelines and information from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH).

Apr 09, 2019
What workplace programs help prevent upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders?

What workplace programs help prevent upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders?

In order to provide an update on what workplace interventions are effective in helping prevent upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders, a systematic review was conducted by a review team consisted of 11 researchers from Canada, Europe and the United States with expertise in systematic review methodology or MSD intervention.

Apr 09, 2019
PIP 2019 Session April 30 - Using the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario

PIP 2019 Session April 30 - Using the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario

On April 30th, 2019 Dr. Richard Wells and Amin Yazdani from The Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) will be hosting a session to help you understand how to use the NEW MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.

Apr 09, 2019