Tag Archives: MSI

Woman and male inspecting equipment at manufacturing site.

Employers need to know the hazards in their workplace and manage the risks to provide a healthy and safe workplace.  It’s ergonomics month and WorkSafeBC has some important reminders for B.C. manufacturers this October. I connected with Tami Der, an occupational health and safety consultant with WorkSafeBC on how employers can use in-house inspections and […]

Employers need workers’ insight into tasks that cause discomfort so they can find solutions that foster safety.  You know those huge bins of fruits and vegetables we see in grocery stores? Stocking these items is one of the many tasks that put workers at risk of musculoskeletal injury (MSI). MSIs account for approximately 30 percent […]