Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace solutions for back pain, tennis elbow and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), because work shouldn't hurt
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Workplace Solutions to Back Pain, Shoulder Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow & Other Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD):
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A Quick Start Guide to Preventing MSD

Small business owners and managers wear many hats and need to do everything, from payroll to sales. Back pain and other MSD are the biggest cause of pain and disability at work in Ontario and world-wide. The Quick Start Guide is a simple way to improve your workplace. It will improve the safety and health of your workers because work shouldn't hurt.

Related topics: About MSD

Basic Guideline to Prevent MSD

Health and Safety of workers is a key part of your business. But many workplaces struggle with preventing and dealing with low back pain and other MSD. This Guideline has been written to fit into common health and safety programs and provide step-by-step instructions on what needs to be done and how to do it. Resources have been created to help you problem solve and improve your workplace.

Related topics: About MSD

Comprehensive Guideline to Prevent MSD

You may already use a Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) approach to managing Health and Safety and your business generally. Some workplaces struggle with preventing and dealing low back pain and other MSD. This Guideline is based on Standards that fit into a PDCA management system instead of having MSD prevention separate from other prevention activities. Resources have been created to help you improve your MSD prevention activities.

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MSD prevention site factsheet

What's New?

Welcome to the new MSD Prevention Guideline site. We are working hard to develop it further. Look out for new content, including more "Hazards and Controls" . 


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MSD prevention site factsheet

Introduction Factsheet

Download the factsheet introducing the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.



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Success Stories

Read success stories and case studies about preventing MSD. These stories may apply to your workplace and help you make the right decision. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are lots of myths about preventing MSD at work. With good information and actions, MSD can be prevented

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DISCLAIMER: CRE-MSD receives funding through a grant provided by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Province.