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Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

The goal of our Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders training program is to help both management and workers gain an understanding of the causes of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs).

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, WMSDs account for 34% of all lost workday injuries and illnesses. Nearly one out of every three dollars spent on workers' compensation claims can be traced to WMSDs. Each year this adds up to $15 - $20 billion dollars in workers' compensation costs.

The training program contains the following elements:

  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) defined
  • Some specific WMSDs
    • Localized inflammations
    • Compression syndromes
    • Pain syndromes
  • Conducting a study of your workplace that focuses on WMSDs. Our consultants will give consideration to:
    • Your injury records
    • Common problems within your industry or job classifications
    • How your employees perform their tasks
    • How to solicit employee comments and suggestions
    • What can be done to prevent or reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders in your workplace?
  • Management leadership and employee participation
  • Hazard awareness and identification
  • Management and employee training
  • The role of medical management
  • Job hazard analysis
  • Hazard prevention and control
  • Proper working techniques
  • Minimizing worker stress
  • Solutions developed by other companies

Professional instructors follow adult learning principles. Each program includes an interactive format, as well as the use of handouts, visuals, hands-on practice, lecture, and instructor-led discussion.