The Blues big man and prominent goal-scoring avenue copped a heavy blow to fingers on his right hand in a leading and marking drill at Visy Park.
The powerhouse forward was in obvious pain from the blow to his hand and was whisked off the training track by Blues medical staff.
Extent of Waite's latest injury woe is not yet known.
Any lengthy absence from the 154-game veteran as new coach Mick Malthouse establishes new game operations and plans to have a full compliment of players throughout the entire pre-season campaign.
Waite, 30 next week, had completed the Blues 90-minute training session and was engaging in specialised leading and marking when he suffered the mishap.
Waite managed just 11 games in Carlton's disastrous tumble from premiership favourites to miss the finals last season after just 12 outings in 2011.
He has suffered a succession of aggravating back and hamstring problems as his career stalled in the recent seasons.
Waite's virtual last-minute injury on Wednesday seemed to be the only gloom from a bright season.
Superstar on-ballers Chris Judd, Marc Murphy, Bryce Gibbs, as well as important defenders Nick Duigan and Jeremy Laidler all competed the full session.
Important ruck star Robbie Warnock also turned in a full session as he recovers from shoulder surgery late last season.