Ergonomics for Housekeeping Work 2.0

  • 5 topics | 31m 1s
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Ergonomic related injuries, including injuries to the skeleton and muscles, can be painful and debilitating. These types of injuries often affect the neck, back, wrists, and fingers. In this course, you'll learn about ergonomic injuries, and how to recognize signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal injuries. You'll also learn how to identify risk factors associated with these injuries and controls to reduce or eliminate hazards. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify characteristics of ergonomic injuries
  • identify key elements of an ergonomics program to help control the risk of injury
  • identify risk factors associated with ergonomic injuries
  • recognize signs and symptoms of injury
  • identify work methods for reducing the risk of ergonomic injuries
  • identify individual preventative measures to stay healthy and injury free


  • Controlling Ergonomic Injuries
  • Risk Factors for Ergonomic Injuries
  • Signs and Symptoms of Injuries
  • Work Methods to Reduce Risk Factors
  • Individual Preventative Measures