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 will be reflected in both the one and three month measures.

Since 2007, the average days lost within one month post-injury or occupational disease has experienced little fluctuation and remains relatively stable. In 2016, the average days lost within one month is 7.7.

 

 

Allowed Lost Time Claims Average Days Lost by Industry Sector

The average days lost within one month and three months post-injury or occupational disease by industry sector for 2015 and 2016 are illustrated in the bar graphs below. In 2016, the industry sectors with the highest average days lost within one month post-injury or occupational disease were forestry, construction, agriculture, and transportation, and those with the lowest average days lost were health care, automotive, and education.

The primary metals sector experienced the most significant increase from an average of 7.7 in 2015 to 8.9 days lost within one month in 2016.

 


 
 



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