Musculoskeletal Disorders / Ergonomics

  • Content last reviewed: February 2018

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!


February 28 is Repetitive Strain Injuries Awareness Day.

Read the Minister's statement.

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