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.

This e-course 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
  • None
Course Details
Format: e-Course
Duration: 20 minutes

Language: French/English

Learn more and register here.

Note: when you click "Register", you will see the total amount that you would have to pay if you are not a Manitoba resident. During the "checkout" process, once you have confirmed that you are a Manitoba resident, the amount you see will be reduced to $0.
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