Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD) Grand Challenge
Stopping WRMSD injuries is an industry-wide challenge that needs industry-wide action. A pioneering alliance of leading ultrasound organizations is seeking partners to join in this grand challenge to stop WRMSDs resulting from the performance of diagnostic medical ultrasound.

Sonographer Safety Alert

The SDMS Sonographer Safety Alert outlines how WRMSDs occur in sonographers, the cost of an injured sonographer, and provides an action plan for employers.

Prevent WRMSDs Infographic
Download an infographic that details how to prevent WRMSDs. Use it as a visual reminder of how you can protect yourself as you scan.

OSHA Sonographer eTool
The OSHA Sonographer eTool is the result of a collaborative effort between OSHA and the SDMS, and was produced, in part, because of the SDMS’s participation as an OSHA Alliance partner.

Contact your local OSHA Regional and Area Offices
Locate your local OSHA office.

OSHA eComplaint Form
File an online notice of an alleged safety or health hazard.

Help for Employers with OSHA Compliance
Learn how to comply, go beyond compliance, and improve your bottom line.

OSHA Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)
The program recognizes small business employers who have used OSHA's On-site Consultation Program services and operate an exemplary injury and illness prevention program.

OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs
The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recognize employers and workers in the private industry and federal agencies who have implemented effective safety and health management systems and maintain injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries.