Average Days Lost

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Allowed Lost Time Claims Average Days Lost

The average days lost is the average number of days for which wage-loss benefits were paid. Improved recovery and return-to-work outcomes are reflected in both the one and three month measures.

Since 2007, the average days lost within one month post-injury or occupational disease has declined by 8 per cent. Comparing 2016 to 2015, however, there has been an increase in the average days lost within one month. In 2016, the average days lost within one month post-injury or occupational disease is 7.2.

 

 

Comparison of Allowed Lost Time Claims Average Days Lost

In 2016, the average days lost within one month post-injury or occupational disease for Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 are 7.7 and 7.2, respectively. As in previous years, Schedule 2 continues to have a lower number of average days lost post-injury or occupational disease when compared to Schedule 1.