From construction sites, to manufacturing locations, to offices, Musculoskeletal Disorders or MSDs, make up a large number of workplace injury claims. The cost including financial, physical and emotional, associated with MSDs, is much greater than the cost would be to prevent the injury.
Ergonomics is the process of designing work areas to be user friendly, using tools and equipment to reduce strain and/or repetitive motions and teaching employees proper work methods, correct posture and safe lifting techniques.
The video is 21 minutes and addresses the major areas needed to comply with OSHA recommendations, including:
The following are previews of the Industrial Ergonomics Training videos: