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2018 allowed lost-time claims by leading nature of injury

Over the past 10 years, sprains and strains continue to be the leading nature of injury and made up 48 per cent of lost-time claims, compared to 47 per cent in 2017.

Unlike Schedule 1, in 2018 women employed in Schedule 2 businesses had the highest percentage of lost-time claims in four of five of the leading nature of injury categories These types of injuries were most common in women ages 50 to 54 years old who were employed in one of these three occupations – secondary and elementary school teachers and counsellors, childcare and home support workers and police officers.

 


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2018 leading injury nature characteristics

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