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disorders (MSDs) are among the leading causes of lost work time and worker
compensation claims in industry, and are associated with major economic costs. This
webinar presents new insights into the causes of MSDs, and suggests improved methods
of reducing the risk of MSDs in the workplace.
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Please note AIHA's eLearning Program will require the
submission of an online evaluation and $35 processing fee for any additional
participant seeking credit.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
Evaluate the costs and disability associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
Describe evidence that MSDs are the result of a fatigue failure process
Differentiate between traditional ergonomics risk assessment approaches and those suggested by fatigue failure theory.
Discuss how knowledge of fatigue failure theory can be used to prevent MSDs in the workplace.
Presenter: Sean Gallagher, PhD
1984-2011, Dr. Gallagher performed research to reduce musculoskeletal disorder
(MSD) with the United States Bureau of Mines and the National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health (NIOSH). In January of 2012, Dr. Gallagher accepted a faculty
position in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Auburn
University. Dr. Gallagher was awarded the 2013 International Ergonomics Association/Liberty
Mutual Medal in Occupational Safety and Ergonomics for his paper demonstrating
that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the result of a fatigue failure
process. Dr. Gallagher received his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering
at the Ohio State University in 2003.
Important Certification Information
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