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Online Ergonomics Resources

CPWR Construction Solutions

ChooseHandSafety: This includes information on the risk for hand and arm MSDs, selecting hand tools to reduce the risk, and training materials. This online resource is a product of the Masonry Research to Practice Partnership.

Mast Climbers: This includes information on their use in reducing MSDs when used safely. This online resource is a product of the Masonry Research to Practice Partnership.

Solutions for Electrical Contractors: This *eTool describes common hazards that electrical contractors may encounter and possible solutions. This online resource is a product of the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Alliance.

Manual Materials Handling: Liberty Mutual Manual Materials Handling Tables

Ohio Workers' Compensation Injury Summary (2001 - 2011) - Private Industries: Interactive dashboard that shows claim counts and rates from 11 years of Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation claims. This online resource is a product of NIOSH and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

OSHA: Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the WorkPlace

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Ergonomic Assessment Toolkit

Health & Safety Executive: Musculoskeletal Disorders: includes background information, information on manual handling, an MSD toolkit, and other resources

CPWR Return on Investment Calculator

OSHA's "$AFETY PAYS" Program

Good Ergonomics for Welders (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 2012)

Ergonomics and Construction - The Smart Move (Developed by the Laborers Health and Safety Fund)