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Ergonomics Training Session


This course provides the necessary framework in identifying and controlling the ergonomic risks for developing musculoskeletal disorders. Emphasis is placed on proper lifting techniques. Participants are encouraged to consider the ergonomic risks in their workplace inspections.

Learning Objectives

  • Ergonomics Definition and Application
  • Legislation; McMaster’s Policies, Due Diligence
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Symptoms
  • WSIB Lost Time Claim Costs
  • Assessment and Controls
  • Back Pain: Lifting Tips and Techniques
  • Questions and Answers