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2017 allowed lost-time claims by leading nature of injury

Over the past 10 years, sprains and strains have continued to be the leading nature of injury and in 2017 represented 44 per cent of allowed lost-time claims.

In 2017, male and female employed in the services sector were most prone to experiencing one of the five leading nature of injuries. The majority of these injuries occurred in the motor vehicle and transit drivers occupations.


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2017 leading injury nature characteristics

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