This course is suitable for joint health and safety committee members, woker health and safety representatives, supervisors, workers, and health and safety professionals committed to preventing musculoskeletal injuries. The course will also be of interest to members of the general public keen on gaining an understanding of MSI risk factors associated with their work.
The course consists of four modules:
1. Ergonomics (MSI), Requirements and the Prevention Process 2. MSI Risk Identification and Assessment 3. MSI Risk Control and Early Treatment and Intervention 4. Investigating Incidents of MSI
Successful completion of the course will enable participants to:
* Identify the key components of the Ergonomics (MSI) requirements * Explain the 7-step Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention (MSIP) process * Explain five categories of risk factors associated with MSI * Explain three main types of risk control for the risk factors * Use a checklist to identify and assess risk factors * Determine way to control identified risk factors * Apply early treatment and intervention principles * Investigate incidents of MSI to prevent recurrence