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Topics: Health and Wellness Tags: ergonomics OHS bulletins OHS

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September 1, 2019

Description

Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


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September 1, 2019

Description

Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


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September 1, 2019

Description

Deals with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.


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February 1, 2017

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to improve the understanding of why slips, trips and falls happen and to encourage the use of properly designed workspaces and work methods to reduce them.


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August 1, 2010

Description

This is the second in a three-part series of Safety Bulletins dealing with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards that can cause or aggravate work-related materials handling injuries, and to then reduce...


Views: 1248
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August 1, 2010

Description

Alberta has no specific law regarding the maximum weight a worker can lift. Restricting loads to a particular weight does not guarantee safety. You might injure yourself by reaching awkwardly to pick up a very light load or by slipping and losing your balance while handling a modest load.


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August 1, 2010

Description

Quick facts about fatigue and safety at the workplace.


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August 1, 2010

Description

This is the last in a three-part series of Safety Bulletins dealing with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.