Fatality Notice: IHSA has learned of a construction-related fatality in Sudbury involving a construction worker securing a transport trailer load. One workplace fatality is one too many, regardless of the sector, industry, or occupation. Please take a moment to think about those who have died or been injured on the job and re-establish a commitment to the prevention of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

Ergonomics for Transportation– How to Prevent Strains, Sprains, and Overexertion

In Ontario, a large percentage of lost-time injuries is attributable to strains, sprains, and overexertion. Many companies in the transportation sector experience lost-time injuries resulting from overexertion, strains, and sprains that hinder safe productivity and lead to increased costs. If you want to make a bottom-line, fundamental difference in your health and safety program, attend this training program.


Program Content

  • Determine how pervasive the ergonomics problem is in the industry.
  • Learn to identify ergonomic issues.
  • Identify ergonomic issues that relate specifically to driving, loading and unloading, and tarping.
  • Implement ergonomic interventions to improve health and safety performance.
  • Obtain ergonomic resources.
  • Develop an ergonomic action plan for your workplace.

Who Should Attend?

Workers and employers from the transportation sector who want to learn and identify causes of MSDs.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee
Call to Register

To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024.


Session Details

City: Any
Region: Any

Social Networks

Join us on some of the following social networks. Follow our daily tweets on twitter. Browse our video archive on Vimeo and subscribe to our channel on YouTube.

© Copyright Infrastructure Health & Safety Association. All rights reserved.