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make Saskatchewan a safer place!
Total injury rate drops 11.9% from 2015
Total injury rate 5.55%
Time Loss injury rate 1.86%
85.7% of rate codes have a lower total injury rate than in 2015
88% of Saskatchewan employers achieved zero injuries
Saskatchewan 3rd highest in Canada for workplace injuries
REGINA, SK – Today, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) officially released its 2016 injury rates. The total workplace injury rate for 2016 was 5.55 percent, an 11.9 percent drop from 2015, and a significant decrease from 2008 when the total injury rate was 10.21 percent. The Time Loss injury rate decreased from 2.07 percent to 1.86 percent. Time loss claims fell by 604 claims to 7,813. Total claims fell 2,220 from 2015, an 8.69 percent decrease.
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