April 13: Workplace Injury Rates Reach New Low

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According to the WCB’s 2011 annual report, 6,616 workers suffered a workplace injury that resulted in time lost from work—a 27% decrease since 2005 and a 4% decrease from 2010. And the injury rate is now 2.02, the lowest it’s been since the current measuring format was put in place. But there were still 27 workplace fatalities in 2011.