Musculoskeletal & Ergonomic Safety for Forest Workers webinar

April 10, 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Agrisafe Network

Forest workers face unique ergonomic challenges due to their exposure to extreme environmental conditions, heavy workloads, and dangerous tools and machines. The forest sector has one of the highest rates of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), almost 100 times higher than the industrial targets the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) set.

AgriSafe Network will hold a Musculoskeletal & Ergonomic Safety for Forest Workers webinar on April 10th from 1 to 2 pm EDT.

This program is intended to help forest workers identify ergonomic issues leading to musculoskeletal injuries and discover resources to aid in injury treatment and prevention.

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to…

1. Identify work site hazards and potential resulting musculoskeletal injuries.

2. Identify three initiatives aimed at reducing risks related to musculoskeletal injuries.

3. Locate evidence-based resources in the forestry health and safety field that address ergonomic security.

To take part in this webinar, register at Webinar Registration – Zoom