Five myths about pains and strains in the workplace

How to prevent MSDs at work
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/02/2007

Repetitive stress injuries, also known as musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), cause more than 40,000 workplace injuries in Ontario each year.

The Industrial Accident Prevention Association has compiled five common myths that need dispelling in order to start eliminating pains and strains in the workplace:

Myth #1: