2016 Allowed Lost Time Claims by Leading Injury Event
Fall on same level was the leading injury event for Schedule 2 for the past four years. Prior to 2013, overexertion trended as the leading event. In 2016, fall on same level accounted for 17 per cent of allowed lost time claims, down one per cent from the prior year. Bodily reaction, the second leading injury event, accounted for 14 per cent in 2016.
In 2016, female workers in Schedule 2 accounted for the greatest percentage of lost time claims for the following three leading injury events: fall on same level, assaults and violent attacks, and struck by objects or equipment. Of the five leading injury event categories, workers aged 50 to 54 years old represented the highest number of lost time claims.