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Did You Know?

Here, we offer a few pertinent pieces of workplace safety information that change frequently.  Email us if you have any tips or statistics on training and safety you’d like to see included.

Did you know that muscle strain accounts for a significant portion of workplace injuries?

Overexertion or repetitive movement of the muscles is responsible for over 50% of health care workers’ injuries. Sprains and strains account for 79% of all lost time claims. Contact the CCSA to learn more about our Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program.

- CCSA

Did you know that improper lifting can add strain to our heads and necks?

Our heads can add over 30lbs of weight to our necks and backs if we are positioned improperly while lifting materials/residents.  The CCSA can teach your staff safe lifting techniques to help prevent injuries.

- CCSA

Did you know that completing the Partners in Injury Reduction course can help you save money?

On average, Partners in Injury Reduction (PIR) companies have 20% lower lost-time claim rates than non-PIR employers.

- WCB Partners in Injury Reduction brochure