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Overview

Over the past 10 years, the number of Schedule 2 businesses and people covered by the WSIB has decreased by seven per cent while the percentage of people in Ontario’s workforce covered for these employers has mostly stayed at 10 per cent.

Comparing 2018 with 2017, in Schedule 2 businesses there was an increase in injury and illness claims and in occupational noise induced hearing loss claims. In 2018, occupational noise induced hearing loss claims increased by 64 per cent. Although the number of businesses and people registered with the WSIB went up slightly in 2018, the number of people covered by the WSIB and the number of claims also increased compared to 2017.

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WSIB-covered employment and registered claims

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