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Reducing the risk of MSDs from overhead work: New resources

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Waterloo, Ontario — Overhead work is associated with shoulder injuries. New resources from the Center of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders, also known as CRE-MSD, are intended to help employers and workers address MSD risks caused by overhead work.

The center’s resources include an animated video, an infographic and a position paper detailing the “factors that can be modified to decrease MSD risk linked to overhead work.”


CRE-MSD also has an MSD Prevention Guideline website, which features a section on risk assessment and controls.

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