Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Hazards and Injuries

The WCB wants you to have all the information you need to recognize hazards and prevent workplace injury and illness.

Safety is everyone's responsibility. Click on one of the topics below to find out what you can do to avoid injury on the job.

Asbestos
Cold Stress
Electricity
Heat Stress
Ladders
Musculoskeletal Injuries

    The most common types of injuries in PEI workplaces are soft tissue injuries such as strains and sprains. These injuries often happen when performing a task or series of tasks involving awkward postures, repetitive motions and forceful exertions.For best practices resources, select the ergonomics link below.

  • Ergonomics
Slips, Trips and Falls


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