Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Awareness

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Awareness
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a potential risk for all sectors and occupations. They can cause discomfort, fatigue, pain, injury, and illness to workers. In fact, work-related musculoskeletal injuries are the most frequent type of lost-time injury and are the largest source of lost-time worker compensation costs in Canada.

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Description:

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a potential risk for all sectors and occupations. They can cause discomfort, fatigue, pain, injury, and illness to workers. In fact, work-related musculoskeletal injuries are the most frequent type of lost-time injury and are the largest source of lost-time worker compensation costs in Canada.

Explore the signs, symptoms, and solutions for mental illnesses commonly experienced in the workplace.

This course is offered FREE of charge to promote awareness of this important issue, and complements the full e-course offering: MusculoSkeletal Disorders (MSDs): Prevention.

Topics include:

  • What are work-related MSDs
  • The three stages of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Risk factors
  • Common causes
  • Prevention tips

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • Know the main characteristics of work-related MSDs
  • Learn common causes of MSDs
  • Get practical tips about lifting and other manual material work
  • Understand the importance of developing a prevention program

Average time to complete this course is about 20 minutes.

Target Audience

  • All workers, including managers, supervisors and health and safety committee members
  • Anyone wanting to learn more about musculoskeletal disorders

Prerequisite

None

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

  • eCourse Volume Discount

    The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

    Total Seats Discount
    100 - 499 25%
    500 - 999 50%
    1000+ 80%

     

    RÉDUCTIONS

    Réductions pour volume sur les cours en ligne.

    Le coût est fondé sur le nombre total de droits de participation achetés. Le coût par participant pour une licence multiparticipant est calculé en appliquant les réductions pour volume suivantes au coût de participation individuelle :

    Nombre total de participants Réduction
    100 à 499 25 %
    500 à 999 50 %
    1 000 et plus 80 %