Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders ( MSD’S) among Farmers in Ireland - EUOSHA Lighten the Load Webinar29 October 2020 29 October 2020
The webinar is part of a campaign by EU-OSHA (European Union Occupational Safety and Health Agency) to 'Lighten the Load’. Safe lifting techniques have the potential to reduce work related levels of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying and cut musculoskeletal injury levels.
Dr Aoife Osborne, Researcher on MSDs will present on ‘Prevalence and consequences of MSD’s among farmers in Ireland’.
Mr Frank Power, H.S.A. Inspector and Ergonomist will address ‘Techniques for Assessing Risk of MSDs’.
Dr John McNamara, Teagasc Health and Safety Specialist and MH Instructor will outline practical strategies for ‘Preventing MSDs in Farming’.
Dr Noel Richardson, Director, Centre for Men’s Health, IT Carlow and Physical Education Instructor will describe ways to ‘Prevent MSDs through Health and Exercise approaches’.
The webinar will be jointly chaired by Mr Pat Griffin, Senior Inspector, H.S.A. and Mr Francis Bligh Teagasc and will include a Question and Answer Session.