Every year, hundreds of thousands of workers are diagnosed with musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs. Understanding how to recognize and reduce the stress on your body from your daily work environment will help greatly reduce the likelihood of developing an MSD. This course discusses MSD prevention techniques in office environments, examples of awkward postures and positions, proper lifting technique, workstation setup, work habits, and stretches. Following the tips and guidelines illustrated in this course will reduce your chances of suffering from an MSD and help you have a healthy, productive work experience.
Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices
Ergonomics for Office Environments - Copyright 2014. Run time: 19 minutes. Test time: 12 minutes. Total time: 31 minutes.
Ergonomics for Office Environments - Learning Objectives
- Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
- MSD risk factors
- MSD symptoms and prevention
- Proper lifting technique