Reducing MSD hazards in the workplace: A guide to successful participatory ergonomics programs

cover page of Reducing MSD hazards in the workplace (PE Guide)In participatory ergonomics (PE) programs, workers, supervisors and other workplace parties jointly identify and address work-related hazards. PE can help reduce low-back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), resulting in fewer workers’ compensation claims and lost days from work. This booklet, based on a systematic review by IWH researchers, outlines six key steps that have been shown to contribute to the success of a PE program.



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