SAFE Work Manitoba announced a Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Strategy to address the nearly 6,000 musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) in Manitoba workplaces each year. The strategy includes:
- Working with safety partners on resources and training that are industry-specific and accessible online
- Supporting employers and workers in jobs with high MSI risk
- Reaching out to youth and young workers to deliver MSI prevention education
- Building awareness among all Manitobans on how MSIs are caused and how they can be prevented.