Musculoskeletal Disorders / Ergonomics

  • Content last reviewed: September 2016

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). Work shouldn't hurt!

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Did you know repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) are among the most common types of worker injuries? Attention will be drawn to these types of injuries on February 28 on International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day.

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