A New Approach to MSDs for the Aging Workplace
calendar icon January 7th, 2021
A New Approach to MSDs for the Aging Workplace

According to Statistics Canada, from 1996 to 2018, the proportion of workers aged 55 and older almost doubled, from 10% to 21% of the workforce. The proportion of older workers increased in all major occupations over this period. In response to this, we’re looking for new approaches to support the musculoskeletal needs of the aging workplace.


Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) are disorders of the musculoskeletal system. They may be caused or aggravated by various hazards or risk factors in the workplace. MSDs continue as the most prevalent injury in Ontario workplaces.


To improve MSD prevention, we’re asking for your help in identifying challenges, needs and opportunities when it comes to MSDs and ergonomics as it relates to the aging workplace. Please take 5 minutes to complete this anonymous survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NBJXL6V.


Thank you in advance for your participation and feedback!

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