Five Approaches to Managing MSDs: What Really Works

This eBook will help you choose the right approach to reducing MSDs in your organization.


Some organizations choose one approach, while others choose a combination of several. Carefully weigh the pros and cons of each before establishing your MSD management strategy.

Winnie Ip, CPE
Senior Vice President & COO
VelocityEHS 


Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are soft tissue injuries that account for up to 75% of recordable injuries in the workplace. Controlling and reducing these injuries is a priority for most occupational safety professionals and engineers. Their control has also become a business opportunity for many “experts” offering solutions through a wide range of approaches including behavioral safety, body mechanics, stretching, job matching, etc. We are regularly asked about what works and what doesn’t.

In this eBook, we compare the five most common approaches used to manage MSDs summarizing the practice and research for each to help you decide what is best for your organization.

This eBook discusses common approaches used to manage MSDs at work including:

  • Injury management
  • Job matching
  • Stretching
  • Behavior-based programs
  • Ergonomics

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Five Approaches to Managing MSDs: What Really Works

This eBook will help you choose the right approach to reducing MSDs in your organization.

Five Approaches to Managing MSDs: What Really Works

Some organizations choose one approach, while others choose a combination of several. Carefully weigh the pros and cons of each before establishing your MSD management strategy.

Winnie Ip, CPE
Senior Vice President & COO
VelocityEHS 


Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are soft tissue injuries that account for up to 75% of recordable injuries in the workplace. Controlling and reducing these injuries is a priority for most occupational safety professionals and engineers. Their control has also become a business opportunity for many “experts” offering solutions through a wide range of approaches including behavioral safety, body mechanics, stretching, job matching, etc. We are regularly asked about what works and what doesn’t.

In this eBook, we compare the five most common approaches used to manage MSDs summarizing the practice and research for each to help you decide what is best for your organization.

This eBook discusses common approaches used to manage MSDs at work including:

  • Injury management
  • Job matching
  • Stretching
  • Behavior-based programs
  • Ergonomics