SOTERIA STRAINS STRATEGY
Soteria Strains is focused on musculoskeletal injury prevention (strains and sprains). In 2011, almost 80 percent of all time loss claims reported to the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) by health care workers were musculoskeletal injuries (Strains) and more than 50% of these Strains were the linked to some type of manual lift or transfer task (WCB NS, April 2011)
Consultation and Feedback Reports:
Below you will find program guide outlines and materials developed and provided by Soteria Strains Working Group, Workers’ Compensation Board of NS, AWARE-NS and Stakeholders.