Most college services will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, October 11, and will reopen on Tuesday morning, October 15. There will be no Enrolment Services offered on campus over the weekend but online services are available. Part-time Learning classes will take place as scheduled on the weekend. There are no classes on the statutory holiday Monday, October 14.

Musculo-Skeletal Injury Prevention Part 1

Course Code ERGO-902
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Back injuries account for almost 25% of all compensation claims. These types of claims also tend to be the most costly, involving long duration rehabilitation with complex therapy. This one-day workshop will help you understand the occupational risks that can cause back injury, and the techniques required to prevent these types of injuries from occurring. Examine physical, psychological, environmental, and organizational risk factors. You will learn techniques for analyzing your work practices and environment. You will identify the risks that lead to back injuries and develop effective interventions for reducing these risks.