​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Manufacturing is a large employer in Manitoba, making up 18 per cent of the WCB's assessed payroll.

Each year, about 6,000 people become injured or ill while working in Manitoba’s manufacturing sector.

There are a number of physical, environmental and ergonomic hazards that could cause injury or illness to workers, including:

  • Noise
  • MSIs
  • Unguarded Machinery
  • Gases and Fumes
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
See our resources section to learn more about common risks and hazards in the manufacturing industry, or view our safety topics.​

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