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This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an Ergonomics Program and also provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers required to work in computer/data entry environments. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to: define terms related to the study of ergonomics, recognize signs and symptoms of injury to the muscles and skeleton and the importance of early reporting, identify risk factors for injury to the muscles and skeleton, and specify controls and work practices to reduce and/or eliminate risk factors for injury to the muscles and skeleton. This course was developed and reviewed 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.