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 you know?
The top three reasons why you may miss time from work is because of:
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.