​On average, 12 Manitoba workers will sustain an MSI every day, some of which can be career-ending or life-altering. SAFE Work Manitoba has collected tools and resources that are practical, relevant and industry-specific to help you reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury.

As a worker, you should feel comfortable to speak up and ask questions about workplace safety and take an active role in learning about potential hazards in your workplace.

Did y​​​​ou know?

  • The top three reasons why you may miss time from work is because of:

    • forceful exertion

    • awkward and sustained postures

    • repetitive motions.

  • Backs continue to be the most frequently injured body part followed by shoulders and necks.

  • Some workers and workplaces feel that discomfort and injury are just a part of the job.

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