April 8: WCB to Raise Awareness of Brain Injuries
The WCB is collaborating with the Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island to improve workplace safety by raising awareness of brain injuries. Each year, 160,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries. Workers and employers should be aware of potential hazards that could cause head injuries. For example, simple steps such as wearing protective headgear, applying anti-slip strips to stair treads and salting walkways and parking lots could help prevent slips, trips and falls, which can cause such injuries.