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Musculoskeletal Disorders / Ergonomics

  • Content last reviewed: September 2013

Every day we use our muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints to lift, carry, sit, stand, walk, move and work in a variety of ways. However, sometimes these tasks or the way we do them can put too much demand on our bodies, causing pain and discomfort. In addition, it may lead to a more serious injury called a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). Working shouldn't hurt!


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Pains and Strains In The Workplace

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The MSD Prevention Series provides you with information, effective approaches and tools for reducing the risk of MSDs in your workplace.


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Musculoskeletal Disorders

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