It should never take a loss to put what’s important into perspective.
Muscle strain from lifting is the most common workplace injury and the back is most often affected.
In Water Fight, a home care worker sustains a back injury while helping a patient on the job. It’s a situation far too many Nova Scotians have faced: home care and continuing care are the sectors with the highest injury rates in the province, with back injuries being the most common culprit.
In this ad we there are things both the worker and employer could have done differently to prevent this injury.
Watch the video and discuss with your co-workers using: A guide to discussing the Water Fight safety advertisement in your workplace.
Protecting your Body: