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Position papers are summaries of best available evidence on topics important to MSD prevention activities, with immediate relevance for workplaces, practitioners, and other stakeholders.
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- Aging and MSD: Strategies for older workers
- Do sit-stand workstations improve cardiovascular health?
- Factors affecting operator exposure to whole-body vibration
- Fitting ergonomics to the engineers
- Glove selection to minimize effort and MSD risk
- How do we measure neuromuscular fatigue at the workplace? The Toronto CRE-MSD workshop
- Improving Workplace Manual Handling Training Programs
- MSD prevention for the paramedic sector
- Observation-based posture assessment practices
- Overhead Work - Reduce the Injury Risk
- Sit-Stand Workstations - Are They Equal to the Hype?
- Six Sigma: Opportunities for ergonomics & MSD prevention
- The use of stability balls in the workplace in place of the standard office chair
- There is no such thing as “non-specific back pain”
- Whole-body vibration: Overview of standards used to determine health risks
Disclaimer: Position and resource papers are funded by the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders, which receives funding through a grant provided by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Centre nor of the Province.