B.C. Matthews Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519-888-4567, ext. 45513
Frances Ziesmann will present an overview of key features needed in the development of a client/patient handling program for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD).
Dr. Laura Punnett will discuss the findings of a recently concluded longitudinal study in long-term care centres in the U.S. to evaluate a safe resident handling program.
This conference will examine current research that links prolonged sitting and standing with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and other ill-health outcomes.
Keep up on the latest evidence from around the world on the policies, programs and practices that have been shown to help prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
This conference will provide current research, workplace practice case studies, and related policy information on musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention in the paramedic sector.
Fatigue is more than feeling tired. Factors like physical exertion, poor nutrition, sleep quality, mental exhaustion and stress all contribute to fatigue and can impact worker health, safety and well-being.