March 23: 2014 Workers’ Comp Stats Released

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The WCB released its 2014 injury rates, which indicate a further decrease in the overall workplace injury rate despite an increase in the number of workers. Highlights for 2014:

  • Total injury rate: 6.99%
  • Number of accepted time loss claims reported dropped from 10,116 in 2013 to 9,715
  • Time loss injury rates dropped from 2.54% in 2013 to 2.41%
  • 87% percent of employers reached the Mission: Zero target, that is, they had zero workplace injuries.