Ergonomics Assessment – WorkSafeBC

Great program and forms from WorkSafeBC – allows for an easy ergonomic assessment of various types of tasks.  What is nice is that they show on the forms what is unsafe.  A guided program.

Click links below for documents:

MSI Ergonomics Worksheet A

MSI Ergonomics Worksheet B

MSI_worksheet_B_fillable

Risk Factor – Cold Stress

Risk Factor – Contact Stress

Risk Factor – Pushing and Pulling

Free Concrete Safety Toolbox Talks from WorkSafeBC – Download Here

Concrete safety toolbox talks – from use of tools to pumping.  As with anything from WorkSafeBC – Good Stuff.

Click links below for documents:

Concrete – Bending Over

Concrete – Formwork

Concrete – Hand tools During Reinforcing

Concrete – Pouring and Pumping

Concrete – Reinforcing – Overexertion

Concrete – Reinforcing – Reaching

Concrete – Reinforcing – Shoulder Issues

Concrete – Reinforicing – Wrist Issues

Construction Ergonomics – More Stuff

I found good stuff on the subject – this drills down deeper into the subject.  Stop strains and sprains now.  

Click links below for documents:

Construction Ergonomics Checklist

Easy Ergonomics

Ergonomic Survivial Guide – Carpenters and Framers

Ergonomic Survivial Guide – Cement Framers

Ergonomic Survivial Guide – Electricians

Ergonomic Survivial Guide – Laborers

Ergonomic Survivial Guide – Sheet Metal Workers

Construction Ergonomics – Free Stuff from WorkSafeBC

On often overlooked field due to the constantly changing nature of the job – but there is good stuff out there – educate yourself, your employees, and your clients now. In addition to education, there are also reviews of techniques and tools to help reduce musculoskeletal disorders – including a rebar tying tool.  

Checkout WorkSafeBC – good people. 

Click links below for documents:

15 Tips to Reduce Sprains and Strains in Construction

Assessing Risk of Sprains and Strains in Construction

Awkward Posture and Excessive Force

Construction Stress in Construction Work

Hand Tool Ergonomics

Intro to Ergonomics

Job Rotation

Rebar Tying Tool

Repetition and Excessive Force

Selecting Hand Tools in Construction Trades

Support for Overhead Drilling

Using a Pipe Carriage Prevents Back Fatigue

Concrete Construction Resources from OSHA and Others

Adding this as a special request from a visitor.  

Concrete Construction Pocket Guide

Silica – Controlling Exposures While Doing Tuckpointing Mortar Removal

Silica – Controlling Exposures While Operating Masonry Saws

Silica – Controlling Exposures While Using Hand Grinders

Ergonomics for Concrete Hoses – Skidplates

Ergonomics for Concrete Masons – Spanish

Ergonomics for Concrete Masons – English

Silica Fact Sheet – English

Silica Fact Sheet – Spanish

OSHA QuickCards – Download Here – All Free – English/Spanish/Other – Updated!

Updated 10/26/2014 with new QuickCards from OSHA – see below:

I downloaded and posted nearly all OSHA QuickCards to a single location.  I skipped obscure types, but about 95% are here.

Click links below for QuickCards:

Updated Cards – 10/26/2014

Agriculture – Backing Up Farm Vehicles and Equipment Safety QuickCard

Agriculture – Protecting Farmworkers from Tractor and Harvester Hazards

Agriculture – Protecting Workers from Tripod Orchard Ladder Injuries

Cold Stress QuickCard

Combustible Dust – Precaustions for Firefighters to Prevent Dust Explosions

Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets

Hazard Communication Standard Labels

Hazard Communication Standard Pictogram QuickCard

Previous Entries:

Aerial Lift Safety – English

Aerial Lift Safety – Spanish

Amputations QuickCard – English

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning QuickCard – English

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning QuickCard – Spanish

Chain Saw Saety QuickCard – English

Chain Saw Saety QuickCard – Spanish

Chain Saw Safety QuickCard – Portuguese

Chipper Machine QuickCard – English

Chipper Machine QuickCard – Portuguese

Chipper Machine QuickCard – Spanish

Cold Stress QuickCard – English

Confined Spaces – Permit Required QuickCard – English

Confined Spaces – Permit Required QuickCard – Spanish

Construction Hazards – Top Four – QuickCard – English

Construction Hazards – Top Four – QuickCard – Spanish

Construction PPE QuickCard – English

Construction PPE QuickCard – Spansih

Demolition Safety QuickCard – English

Demolition Safety QuickCard – Portuguese

Demolition Safety QuickCard – Spanish

Electrical Safety QuickCard – English

Electrical Safety QuickCard – Spanish

Emergency Response QuickCard

Fall Protection – General Industry QuickCard – English

Fall Protection – General Industry QuickCard – Spanish

Hand Hygiene QuickCard – English

Hand Hygiene QuickCard – Portuguese

Hand Hygiene QuickCard – Spanish

Hazard Communication – Safety Data Sheets – GHS – English

Hazard Communication – Safety Data Sheets – GHS – Spanish

Hazard Communication – Standard Labels GHS – English

Hazard Communication – Standard Labels GHS – Spanish

Hazard Communication – Standard Pictograms GHS – English

Hazard Communication – Standard Pictograms GHS – Spanish

Heat Stress QuickCard – English

Heat Stress QuickCard – Spanish

Heat Stress QuickCard – Vietnamese

Ladder Safety QuickCard

Lead in Construction QuickCard – English

Lead in Construction QuickCard – Spanish

Mercury – Avoiding Exposure from Flourescent Bulbs QuickCard

Mold QuickCard – English

Mold QuickCard – Spanish

Motor Vehicle Safe Driving Practices QuickCard – English

Motor Vehicle Safe Driving Practices QuickCard – Spanish

Portable Generator QuickCard – English

Portable Generator QuickCard – Spanish

Process Safety QuickCard Respirator QuickCard – English

Respirator QuickCard – Protuguese

Respirator QuickCard – Spansih

Tree Trimming and Removal QuickCard – English

Tree Trimming and Removal QuickCard – Portuguese

Trench Safety QuickCard – English

Trench Safety QuickCard – Spanish

Work Zone Traffic Safety QuickCard – English

Work Zone Traffic Safety QuickCard – Spanish

Ergonomics Tools – NIOSH Lifting Equation, RULA, REBA, Snook Tables

RULA, REBA, and the Lifting Equation are in Excel format, and will do the math for you.  I only have the lifting equation manual, so these tools are for those who are familiar with them, and have used them before.

Click links below for documents:

Liberty Mutual Snook Tables

Lifting Equation Manual

REBA Form

RULA Form

NIOSH Lifting Equation – English and Metric

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Ergonomics Guides from Oregon OSHA

Two separate guides from Oregon OSHA on Ergonomics.  One is a full guide which reviews administrative, engineering, plus other controls.  Programs and specific examples are discussed.  The other is a full computer workstation ergonomics guide.  

Oregon has high detail in their programs.

Click links below for documents:

Ergonomics Guide – Computer Workstation

Ergonomics Guide