Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

The United States Department of Labor has an excellent article on preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) in the workplace.

According to the article, keys to prevention are:

  • Provide Management Support

  • Involve Workers

  • Provide Training

  • Identify Problems

  • Encourage Early Reporting

  • Implement Solutions to Control Hazards

  • Evaluate Progress