After MSD hazard is identified, the best solution is to eliminate it
The hazard can be substituted with another approach that creates smaller MSD risks
Design of the physical workplace to reduce MSD hazards by machinery, tools or equipment
Changes to work organization such as
Training and awareness
Designed to change a workers’ knowledge or behaviour such as
Barriers between the individual and the hazard that are worn by a worker
We are working to continuously develop the MSD Prevention Guideline. Watch for new content, including more resources and case studies.
Download the factsheet introducing the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.
Read success stories and case studies about preventing MSD. These stories may apply to your workplace and help you make the right decision.
There are lots of myths about preventing MSD at work. With good information and actions, MSD can be prevented.
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The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Province.