Injuries are common in the workplace. In this course, you will examine and understand various situations that lead to the development of Work Ergonomics – Musculoskeletal (injuries related to muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, and nerves) and implement best practices and techniques to protect yourself and others from injury.

Topics Covered:

  • What are MSDs?
  • Understanding MSD risks and hazards
  • Controlling MSDs
  • Signs and Stags of MSDs
  • Preventative Measures
  • Preventing Bodily Injuries

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Define and recognize activities and movements that lead to the development of MSDs.
  • Distinguish stages and symptoms to identify when someone is affected by MSDs.
  • Apply best practices in the workplace to prevent MSDs.
  • Identify and understand assessing risks and the hierarchy of controls to prevent MSDs.

Duration: 1 hour


  • You must obtain 80% on the final assessment to receive your completion certificate.


  • Courses can be accessed on laptops, desktops, mobile devices using all browsers and the Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play).

Cost: Free

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