Update: Video now available on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4HWYxcyb8A
October is Global Ergonomics Month, which is a month-long initiative held annually to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards in workplaces. This year the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MoL) is focussing on Manual Materials Handling (MMH) as part of their Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces initiative and will be conducting worksite inspections looking specifically at MMH tasks across all sectors.
OHCOW is pleased to offer a free webinar on “Protecting Your Back” on October 31st from 12 PM – 1 PM.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Anatomy of the Human Spine
• Mechanisms of Injury
• Stages of Back Degeneration
• Lifting Techniques
• Importance of proper sleep positions
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