2020 allowed lost-time claims by leading occupations
Ontario’s workforce is diverse and made up of more than 155 occupation types. Over the past decade, the two occupations with the highest number of allowed lost-time claims in Schedule 2 were secondary and elementary school teachers and counsellors and police officers and firefighters.
In 2020, police officers and firefighters between the ages of 45 to 49 had the highest number of allowed lost-time claims. The most common nature of injury was sprains and strains.. By gender, women who were childcare and home support workers had the most allowed lost-time claims. Among men, police officers and firefighters had the most allowed lost-time claims.
3.5 - 2020 leading occupation characteristics
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.