By the Numbers: Schedule 1 - Injuries and occupational disease - Nature
2020 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 31 per cent of allowed lost-time claims in 2020.
In 2020, people employed in manufacturing were most likely to have one of the five leading natures of injury. Most of these injuries occurred in males. Young people in the workforce, under the age of 30, were the leading age group for three of the top five nature of injury categories
5.3 - 2020 leading injury nature characteristics
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Data in By the Numbers: 2020 WSIB Statistical Report may not match previously published results. This is due to factors such as data maturity, updated definitions and methodologies, and rounding. Data in By the Numbers is matured three months, with the exception of benefit payments, which represents cash paid during the year, to or on behalf of people injured at work and are not matured three months following year-end. Percentages may not add up due to rounding.