Ergonomic injuries, collectively referred to as Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), develop over months or years as a result of equipment, tools, processes and activities that do not take the individual worker’s physical characteristics into account. Workers in both the plant and the office are vulnerable to ergonomic injuries. Learn how Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders can be reduced or eliminated through good ergonomic practices.
This course introduces owners and managers to the types of health and safety problems that can occur in small businesses and gives practical information and tips regarding strategies to identify hazards and manage risks.
This course will help you understand how and why incidents in the workplace are investigated. It will also examine the process of Root Cause Analysis and present good safety practices that can help prevent incidents from occurring.
In this course we will describe the different types of energy sources, explain the general rules of lockout/ tagout procedures and give you the basic knowledge required to correctly and effectively complete lockout/ tagout procedures.
Injuries are all too common from the use and care of machines such as saws, presses, conveyors, and bending, rolling or shaping machines, as well as from powered and non-powered hand tools. If hazards and risks are not properly addressed, injuries such as crushed limbs, severed fingers, lacerations and abrasions can result.