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This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report repetitive motion injuries (RMI) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics program and provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related RMIs. This course applies to both office and industrial settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, known as Cal/OSHA, regulation, Section 510, Repetitive Motion Injuries. Ergonomics in the Workplace 2.0 - Cal/OSHA was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
Employers who may be responsible for implementing an ergonomics program, as well as all persons who have work activities that involve physical efforts such as lifting and handling materials or objects, or actions that involve repetitive motions or other procedures that may be related to RMIs