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Preventing and Investigating Musculoskeletal Injury

The course consists of four modules:
- Ergonomics (MSI) Requirements and the prevention Process
- MSI Risk identification and assessment
- MSI Risk Control and Early treatment and intervention
- Investigating Incidents of MSI
Successful completion of the course will enable participants to:
- Identify the key components of Ergonomics (MSI) requirements
- Explain the 7- step Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention (MSIP) process
- Explain the five categories of risk factors associated with MSI
- Explain the three main types of risk control for the risk factors
- Use a checklist to identify and assess the risk factors
- Determine ways to control identified risk factors
- Apply early treatment and intervention principles
- Investigate incidents of MSI to prevent recurrence
MSI is an injury to muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels, or related soft tissue, including sprains, strains, and inflammation that may be caused or aggravated by work. These injuries have consistently accounted for the highest number of WorksafeBC claims in the past years. MSI is a course developed by WorksafeBC, it aims at providing employers and workers with the knowledge and tools to prevent MSI and to conduct investigations into an MSI This course is suitable for joint health and safety committee members, worker health and safety representatives, supervisors, workers, and health and safety professionals committed to preventing musculoskeletal injuries. This course will also be of interest to members of the general public keen on gaining an understanding of MSI risk factors
Preventing and Investigating Musculoskeletal Injury hand out.
Participation Certificate.
Course length 8 hours, 1 day.
Minimum of 16 years old.
$120.00 per person - call for group of 20 pricing.
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