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Allowed traumatic fatalities by year of death

Unfortunately, every year a number of Ontarians die of a work-related traumatic incident.  For Schedule 2 employers in 2017, two people lost their lives due to a traumatic workplace fatality.

Over the past 10 years, 86 per cent of traumatic fatality claims occurred among males, with the predominant age group being 50 to 54 years old.

 

 

Over the 10-year period from 2008 to 2017, the following age groups and gender accounted for the highest traumatic fatality percentages:

  • Age groups: 50 to 54 (21%), 30 to 34 (16%), 40 to 44 (14%)
  • Gender: males (86%)