This presentation will cover:
• What is Ergonomics
• What are NeuroMusculoSkeletal Diseases (NMSD’s)?
• Why they are important and which types of work are most likely to cause ergonomic problems?
This presentation will also discuss:
• Causes of work related NMSD’s
• Contributions to NMSD’s from non-work related factors (comorbidities)
• Signs & symptoms of NMSD’s
• Prevention & management of NMSD’s. (Task management)
Finally we will tie it up summarizing some basic principles to follow.