Sprains and Strains on a Winning Streak for Most Prevalent Workplace Injury

2013 WSIB Stats are out! I think we have lost count of how many years running Sprains and Strains due to body movement have ranked WSIB’s top cause for workplace injuries.  Whether you are a Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 employer it doesn’t seem to make a difference.  Although forklift, motor vehicle/transit and policing services are ranked the highest occupation, WSIB statistics show that most industries/sectors are not far behind. 

Take a look at the current injury statistics below.

Schedule 1

Schedule 2

 

Does your company follow this “injury trend"?  We have ways to help; contact PROergonomics to take action if these graphs represent your company.

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