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Understanding and Controlling Ergonomic Risk Factors - Concise Version

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Product ID
erisucerc_vod
Training Time ?
10 to 19 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
Android, Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, FireFox, Safari Mac OS, Safari iOS, Blackberry
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
7
Quiz Questions
9
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)
Overview

Ergonomic risk factors can lead to MSDs (Musculoskeletal Disorders), and these types of injuries can result from many kinds of jobs. Ergonomic programs help reduce the risk of injuries. This training focuses on practices to help improve ergonomics with muscle and skeletal functions used while at work.

Improving Ergonomic work stations and avoiding repetitive tasks that lead to MSDs are part of the work practice controls outlined in this multimedia presentation. This course shows users how posture, breaks in repetition, fatigue, and correct ways of lifting heavy objects can reduce MSDs. Neutral positions are reviewed in this training, for protecting and maintaining proper posture. Wrist support and lumbar support are important for reducing injuries as well. The training demonstrates several ways to reduce ergonomic illnesses and injuries.

Use this course to prepare employees to recognize symptoms of an MSD and to use safe work practices to prevent one from occurring. This course makes for a great refresher training for experienced employees.

Audience

Any worker

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Ergonomics and Signs & Symptoms of MSDs
  • Controlling Ergonomic Hazards
  • Work Practice Controls
  • Maintaining Neutral Positions
  • Ergonomics of Lifting and Carrying Loads
  • Conclusion

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