Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Work Shouldn't Hurt logoGlobal Ergonomics Month is a month-long initiative held annually to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards in workplaces.

The Ontario Ministry of Labour and its health and safety system partners will be hosting a number of activities and events during October to contribute to this initiative. 


Using Ontario's New MSD Prevention Guideline to Empower Workplaces: A Year in Review
Date: October 1
Location: Mississauga
Sponsor: CRE-MSD​
Event type: Conference


Physical and Cognitive Job Demands and Health in an Aging Workforce
Dates: October 2-3
Location: Sudbury
Sponsor: Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)
Event type: Conference


Conducting Office Ergonomics Assessments (Toronto)
Dates: October 3
Location: Toronto
Sponsor: Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)
Eventy type: Training


Establishing Acceptable Manual Forces in the Proactive Ergonomics Process: Development & Implementation of the Arm Field Method
Date: October 10
Location: Online
Sponsor: CRE-MSD
Event type: Webinar


Developing a Comprehensive Safe Patient Handling Program
Date: October 16
Location: Online
Sponsor: CRE-MSD
Event type: Webinar


Conducting Office Ergonomics Assessments (Oshawa)
Date: October 17
Location: Oshawa
Sponsor: Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)
Eventy type: Training


Adverse Outcomes Associated with Occupational Exposure to Whole Body Vibration: Making a Health, Safety and Business Case
Date: October 21
Location: Waterloo
Sponsor: CRE-MSD
Eventy type: Public lecture


Ergonomics Explained
Date: October 23
Location: Kitchener
Sponsor: Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)
Eventy type: Conference


Postural Assessment at the Workplace
Date: October 23
Location: Online
Sponsor: Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH)
Event type: Webinar


Conducting Office Ergonomics Assessments (Ottawa)
Date: October 29
Location: Ottawa
Sponsor: Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)
Eventy type: Training

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