Tuesday 13 April: Musculskeletal Issues - what's new in risks and prevention, Central Safety Group
Speaker: David Trembearth, Safety Business Partner, Coles
Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs), often referred to as ‘Body Stressing’, are the highest category of serious workers’ compensation claims for Australian workers, representing 36% of all claims in 2017-18.
David Trembearth will speak on the research and experience which show there is a lot can be done to prevent these injuries. David chaired the working group that developed a position statement on WMSDS for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in 2020. He will provide an overview of this and talk about evidence-based causes of WMSDs as well as intervention strategies for the prevention and management of these injuries.
When: 12 - 1pm, Tuesday, 13 April, 2021
RSVP: COB Monday, 12 April.
How: Online via Zoom. Financial members will automatically be emailed the Zoom meeting link. (N.B. A video recording of the session will be available on the website exclusively for financial members.)
Cost: Financial members* free. Non-members $10
[Individual membership fee for 2020: $75] *If unsure of your membership status, contact [email protected] Book online now