Information and tools you can use to help prevent MSD.
 
Workplace Solutions to Back Pain, Shoulder Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow & Other Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD):
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Description

TLV equation can be used to predict:
- Acceptable level of maximal voluntary contraction (%MVC) for a given duty cycle (%DC), or
- Acceptable duty cycle (%DC) for a given level of maximal voluntary contraction (%MVC)

Data inputs required: duty cycle (work time in cycle/total cycle time) or level of maximal voluntary contraction (%MVC)

                    

 

 

MSD prevention site factsheet

What's New?

We are working to continuously develop the MSD Prevention Guideline. Watch for new content, including more resources and case studies.

 

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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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