Winter is fast approaching and everyone, even those that live in apartments or condominiums, generally need to do at least some things related to fall clean. Most people probably don’t realize that there are ergonomic risk factors associated with these chores that may lead to the onset of musculoskeletal injuries. In this podcast we will discuss the ergonomic risk factors related to fall yard/garden chores such as yard/waste cleanup, gardening tasks – harvesting and cleanup, cleaning gutters, yard and leisure equipment storage as well as furniture storage.
• Dwayne Fuchs, OHCOW Occupational Ergonomist
• Melissa Statham, OHCOW Occupational Ergonomist