2018 allowed lost-time claims by part of body
Over the past 10 years, the lower back has been the most common body part injured. In 2018, lower back injuries made up about 16 per cent of allowed lost-time claims, down from 17 per cent in 2017.
In 2018, people in the services sector (the sector with the highest number of people covered for lost-time injuries) were most likely to injure one of the seven leading parts of body. Men across all age groups, who were motor vehicle and transit drivers represented the highest number of these types of injuries. Sprains and strains were the most common type of injuries in these incidents.
In 2018, the highest percentage of lost-time claims caused by a head injury was people 20-24 years of age.
2018 allowed lost-time claims by Part of Body