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Appendix A - Statistics


Table 1.1: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Allowed Lost time Injury Claims/Rates (Year of Injury/Illness)

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Schedule 173,88867,40664,53161,99250,10446,16043,37142,70241,50840,585
Schedule 215,85015,77816,33916,26814,73914,04013,30112,82312,92213,103
Schedule 1 Rate1.811.611.551.511.271.151.051.010.950.92
Schedule 2 Rate2.682.592.652.562.102.001.911.851.851.90
Total89,73883,18480,87078,26064,84360,20056,67255,52554,43053,688

Source: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board By the Numbers 2014, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2.

Table 1.2: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Allowed No Lost time Claims/Rates (Year of Injury/Illness)

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Schedule 1167,382157,487152,418144,489115,340108,660108,954109,648110,120110,196
Schedule 218,35517,81617,22017,18216,50315,19214,72114,37115,20815,328
Schedule 1 Rate (per hundred workers)4.113.773.673.522.932.712.642.592.532.49
Schedule 2 Rate (per hundred workers)3.112.932.802.702.362.162.122.072.182.22
Total185,737175,303169,638161,671131,843123,852123,675124,019125,328125,524

Source: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board By the Numbers 2014, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2.

Table 1.3: Allowed Lost time Injury Rates (Provinces and Territories of Canada)

 2004200520062007200820092010201120122013
NL 2.54 2.52 2.36 2.25 2.15 2.07 2.03 1.99 1.76 1.78
PE 1.79 1.42 1.35 1.37 1.35 1.33 1.21 1.28 1.35 1.22
NS 3.13 3.03 2.80 2.72 2.59 2.33 2.21 2.08 2.01 1.92
NB 1.30 1.42 1.33 1.36 1.36 1.29 1.35 1.26 1.18 1.13
QC 3.04 2.88 2.69 2.44 2.32 2.02 1.97 1.93 1.85 1.82
ON 1.88 1.79 1.61 1.53 1.45 1.20 1.15 1.05 1.01 0.95
MB 4.83 4.75 4.65 4.31 4.08 3.54 3.37 3.27 3.33 3.12
SK 3.79 3.95 3.93 3.72 3.57 3.33 3.15 2.90 2.81 2.57
AB 2.46 2.23 2.24 1.98 1.73 1.51 1.42 1.49 1.39 1.34
BC 3.06 3.09 3.12 3.06 2.96 2.35 2.27 2.33 2.34 2.30
YT 2.46 2.33 2.63 2.90 2.73 2.38 2.12 2.28 2.14 1.87
NT/NU 2.33 2.74 2.71 2.73 2.51 2.17 2.45 2.37 2.13 2.21
Canada 2.61 2.56 2.39 2.24 2.12 1.82 1.76 1.72 1.65 1.60

Source: Association of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC), accompanying notes available on AWCBC website.

Table 1.4: Traumatic Fatalities (Year of Death)

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Schedule 1 (year of death)73748360626371648264
Schedule 2 (year of death)2374665651
Total Workplace Safety and Insurance Board allowed Traumatic Fatalities (year of death)75779064686976708765
Total Traumatic Fatalities for Ontario: Ministry of Labour and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (year of death)86102102797785947810281

Source: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board By the Numbers 2014, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Day of Mourning Fatalities Report: 2005 – 2014.

Table 1.5: Allowed Occupational Disease Fatalities

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Schedule 1 (year of entitlement)231196228221229250190190158167
Schedule 2 (year of entitlement)30345136325138322342
Total Workplace Safety and Insurance Board allowed Occupational Disease Fatalities (year of entitlement)261230279257261301228222181209
Total Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Allowed Occupational Disease Fatalities (year of death)143143153172170174164164141152

Source: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board By the Numbers 2014, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Day of Mourning Fatalities Report: 2005 – 2014.

Table 1.6: Ministry of Labour Reported Critical Injuries and Critical Injury Rate (Year of Injury)

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Critical injury rate (per hundred thousand workers)21.4319.4921.2219.8119.9318.5615.9118.7618.1217.40
Total critical injuries1,2511,1501,2701,1941,1661,1049661,1471,1301,095

Source: Ministry of Labour Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) Database: 2005 – 2014

Table 1.7: Traumatic and Occupational Disease Fatality Rates (Year of Death)

 2005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Traumatic Fatality Rates for Ontario (per million workers): Ministry of Labour and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (Year of Death)14.7317.2917.0413.1113.1614.2915.4812.7616.3612.87
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Occupational Disease Fatality Rates (Year of Death)24.5024.2425.5628.5429.0529.2627.0026.8222.6124.16

Note: Fatality rates are calculated by the Ministry of Labour based on the number of reported fatalities divided by the number of people employed under provincial jurisdiction.

Source: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Day of Mourning Fatalities Report: 2005 – 2014 and ministry of Labour calculation based on Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey 2005 – 2014.

Table 1.8: Ministry of Labour Field Visits (Enforcement Consultations, Inspections, Investigations)

 2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-112011-122012-132013-142014-15
Proactive60,06568,12076,56168,38964,43155,38546,64047,84342,86541,308
Reactive21,34622,60924,71425,43023,97928,88125,61330,52130,33929,296
Data not available on a proactive/reactive basis      11,036   
Total81,41190,729101,27593,81988,41084,26683,28978,36473,20470,604

Source: Ministry of Labour Data Systems, 2005-2014.

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