Industrial Ergonomics

The application of ergonomic principles to the workplace in order to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are injuries to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and supporting tissues. MSDs are typically caused by repetitive motion, forceful exertion, awkward postures, and vibration.

Services Provided

  • Ergonomic risk assessments – Identifying and assessing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) associated with a specific job or task.
  • Ergonomics and biomechanics training – Educating employees on how to use their bodies safely and efficiently.
  • Work hardening programs – Assist employees to prepare their bodies for the physical demands of their specific job duties.
  • Injury prevention programs – Train employees on proper body mechanics, nutrition, conditioning, and awareness.
  • Ergonomic interventions – Making changes to the workplace or the way work is done to reduce ergonomic risks. This could involve changes to equipment, work processes or job design.

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