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Ergonomic Risk Management for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

European Week for Safety and Health at Work Webinar

In support of European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2021 and the Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign, the Health and Safety Authority is hosting a webinar on Tuesday 26th October. The webinar will include ergonomic case studies of good practice highlighting innovation, problem solving and team working skills to target the management of ergonomic risks and the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. 

The webinar will also include a presentation on planning for working from home, an important emerging way of working which needs to take account of potential musculoskeletal health risks. 

Date: Tuesday 26th October

Time: 10:00am - 11:50am (GMT)


10:00am Introduction

10:05am Ergonomic strategy and interventions at workplace level

10:15am Introduction to risk assessment tolls for managing musculoskeletal disorders

10:35am Ergonomic Case Study 1

10:55am Break

11:00am Ergonomic Case Study 2

11:20am Planning for working from home

11:35am Q&A

11:50am Webinar close

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