The purpose of this course is to share common ergonomic hazards in the school environment and ways to lessen or prevent exposure to these hazards. In this course, we’ll dive into:
- Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and their symptoms, common treatments, and risk factors;
- Ergonomic hazards that school employees face and ways to prevent and remediate these hazards;
- Ergonomic recommendations to help develop safe work practices for lifting, sitting and standing.
Resources for this learn course primarily derive from materials freely available on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the CDC’s website.