DYK that Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) were responsible for approximately 58% of all lost time injuries in the construction industry between 2017-2021 (MSI Statistics 2017-2021 NL Construction Industry)? MSI’s are painful disorders of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, spinal discs, and related soft tissues.
Move Well – Work Well Week is an annual event in Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness of MSIs and find practical solutions for prevention in workplaces. The NLCSA is please to partner with WorkplaceNL to raise awareness about Musculoskeletal Hazards and Injury Prevention!
Visit Move Well Work Well to access information to help educate yourself and your workers about MSI hazards. Sign up for free webinars, download the activities toolkit, employers guide to MSI Prevention, checklists and more!
Looking to learn more about MSI in Construction? Check out our MSI Hazard and Control Infosheets for many common construction activities!