Western Australian WSMD framework

Developed by: The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation, and Safety of Western Australia

Description: A high-level overview on how to approach the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace, intended as a guideline for workplaces and workers in Western Australia. The document has six main sections: an introduction, what the developers have done to develop a framework , establishing common language, priorities for workplaces, ways to track outcomes & success, and work for the future. Emphasis is placed on involving relevant people and processes in ergonomics, identifying risk factors, and intervening early or proactively.

Keywords: policy, framework, intervention, stakeholders, Australia, regulation, prevention

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