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ERGONOMIC HAZARDS:
MUSCULOSKELETAL
DISORDERS (MSD'S)
AND CUMULATIVE TRAMA
DISORDERS(CTD'S)
By: Michael Hebron
OVERVIEW

Disorders Defined

OSHA vs. the Government

Worksite Analyses

Worksite Hazard Prevention and Control

Conduct a Worksite Analyses

Ergonomics and Economics
LEARNING OBJECTIVES



Ergonomics, MSD’s, and CTD’s Defined
OSHA vs. the Government With Regards to Workplace Safety
Conduct a Worksite Analyses

Worksite Hazard Prevention and Control

The Best Ways to Conduct a Worksite Analyses

Why Ergonomics Makes Good Cents for Business
ERGONOMICS, MSD’S, AND CTD’S DEFINED
Musculoskeletal
Cumulative
Ergonomics
Disorder (MSD’s)
Trauma Disorder (CTD’s)
OSHA VS. THE GOVERNMENT
WITH REGARDS TO WORKPLACE SAFETY
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/job_analysis.html
OSHA VS. THE GOVERNMENT
WITH REGARDS TO WORKPLACE
SAFETY CONT.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/analysis_tools.html
STATISTICS OF DISORDERS
CONDUCT A WORKSITE ANALYSES

Find the Source of Ergonomic Stresses

Look at Future Planed Worksites

Check On System Changes to Make Sure
Ergonomics is Improved With The New
Changes
WORKSITE HAZARD PREVENTION
AND CONTROL

Workstation Design

Work Methods

Planed Tools At The Workstation
OFFICE ERGONOMICS….DO’S AND DON'TS
THE BEST WAYS TO CONDUCT A
WORKSITE ANALYSES

Job Hazards

Workstation Analysis

Periodic Surveys

Feedback and Follow Up
WHY ERGONOMICS MAKES GOOD
CENTS FOR BUSINESS

Cost Benefits Studies

Why Business Worries About Ergonomics
WORKS CITED

Ergonomics - Analysis of Jobs or Work Tasks. (2011, 03 20). Retrieved from
Occupational Safety and Health Administration:
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/job_analysis.html

Ergonomics - Analysis Tools. (2011, 03 20). Retrieved 03 20, 2011, from
Occupational Safety and Health Administration:
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/analysis_tools.html
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Goetsch, D. L. (2011). Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists,
Engineers, and Managers. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA: Pearson.
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Musculoskeletal disorders and days away from work in 2007, The Editor's Desk.
(2011, 03 20). Retrieved 03 20, 2011, from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/dec/wk1/art02.htm

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