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" . 

 

We depend on YOU for case studies. Please contact us if you have a case study that would be of potential interest to others.

 

 

Past and upcoming events and resources

 

Date

News

March 30, 2021

New Resources:

Overhead work infographic (PDF)

Overhead work animation (VIDEO)

 

Overhead work is a known musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk, strongly related to the development of shoulder injuries. Find out how to reduce risks with these new resources in the Resource Library, under ther Hazard Control category/filter.

 

 

November 24, 2020

New Resource:

A new sit-stand workstations mini-poster has been added to the Quick Start Guideline: Office. It's also available in the Resource Library

 

 

October 26, 2020

New Resources:

Positioning the Body to Reduce MSD Injury Risk: Focus on the Knee (PDF)

Positioning the Body to Reduce MSD Injury Risk: Focus on the Low Back (PDF)

Positioning the Body to Reduce MSD Injury Risk: Focus on the Shoulder (PDF)

 

These three resources were developed to complement the CRE-MSD webinar series Training for Non-Modifiable and Physically Demanding Manual Materials Handling Tasks: Strategies for First Responders and Healthcare Workers. They can be found in the Resource Library, under the Hazard Control category/filter.

 

 

July 3rd, 2019

Registration is now open for CRE-MSD's Fall 2019 conference Using Ontario's New MSD Prevention Guideline to Empower Workplaces: A Year in Review, which will be held on October 1, 2019. CRE-MSD is pleased to offer this as a FREE event. Space is limited, so be sure to register now to save your seat! 

 

 

July 2nd, 2019

Deadline extended: The draft Office Quick Start Guide will remain open for public review until July 8th, 2019. The documents can be accessed through the CRE-MSD website. View the draft Office Quick Start Guide

 

 

June 18th, 2019

The draft Office Quick Start Guide will be open for public review until July 2nd, 2019. We would greatly appreciate any feedback and/or comments. The documents and feedback form can be accessed through the CRE-MSD website. 

 

 

February 28th, 2019

 

 

Lecture introducing the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario presented by Dr. Amin Yazdani at the 2019 RSI Day+ 20th Anniversary in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

 

February 27th, 2019

Download our slides to include in your presentations with details about the New MSD Prevention Guideline (PPTX)

 

 

January 1st, 2019

Watch our introductory video for the new Guideline

 

 

December 4th, 2018

Free webinar to learn all about the Basic and Comprehensive Guidelines, designed to improve organizational and problem-solving approaches to MSD prevention in medium and large businesses.

Archived recording of webinar (Adobe Connect)

Slide summary of webinar (PDF)

 

 

November 6th, 2018

Free webinar to learn all about the Quick Start Guideline, designed to meet the needs of small and micro businesses toward MSD prevention.

Archived recording of webinar (Adobe Connect)

Slide summary of webinar (PDF)

 

 

October 31st, 2018

Free webinar to learn all about the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario, including an overview of the Quick Start Guide, Basic Guideline and Comprehensive Guideline.

Archived recording of webinar (Adobe Connect)

Slide summary of webinar (PDF)

 

 

October 18th, 2018

Workshop entitled "Development of a new MSD Prevention Guide for Ontario" facilitated by Dr. Amin Yazdani at ACE-CROSH 2018 in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

 

October 1st, 2018

Beta version of the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario goes live at Conference in Toronto as Global Ergonomics Month starts.

 

 

                    



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.


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