Workplace Injury Rate Hits Record Low

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The government reported that the 2009 workplace injury rate in Alberta hit a record low. According to the statistics:

  • The rate of disabling injury claims dropped from 3.63 to 3.09 per 100 full-time jobs
  • Lost-time claim rates fell 10% to 1.69 per 100 and were down in all sectors
  • The number of fatalities decreased from 166 to 110, a rate decline of 28.5%.