By the Numbers: 2013 WSIB Statistical Reports

By the Numbers: WSIB Statistical Report, available at, is released annually to provide a wealth of useful information for both the wider prevention system and individual workplaces.

Once again, sprains and strains are the leading nature of injury for both Schedule 1 (40.1%) and Schedule 2 employers (46.9%). Sprains and strains are also called musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs

How does your company compare? What are you doing to address this injury trend?  WIth the new year approaching, this is a great time to evaulate your current intitiatives for ergonomics, safety, return to work - all of those avenues that are related to preventing injuries - and develop a plan to make change to start 2015 off on the right track. Download our "Ergonomics 101" safety talk article as a first step to address MSD injury prevention. We'll also send you some other useful tools to help you with your ergonomics program.

The full WSIB statistical reports can be downloaded here:



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