Manitoba workplace injuries decline

Overall time loss injury rate falls by 21 per cent over four years but musculoskeletal injuries rise from 52 per cent of all workplace injuries to 59 per cent
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/18/2005

The time loss workplace injury rate in Manitoba continued to fall in 2004, according to the Manitoba Workplace Injury and Illness statistics report.

The report, a joint initiative of the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) and the Workplace Safety and Health Division of Manitoba Labour and Immigration (WSHD), stated that the time loss injury rate fell by 21 per cent between 2000 and 2004.