2019 Other government and municipal stats

Occupation

Top three occupations with total injuries (2,750)

Occupation Total Percentage
Police officers and firefighters 385 14.00%
Cleaners 241 8.76%
Childcare and home support workers 228 8.29%

Top three occupations with time loss injuries (1,094)

Occupation Total Percentage
Police officers and firefighters 124 11.33%
Other occupations in protective service 116 10.60%
Cleaners 110 10.05%

Causes

Top five causes for total injury Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 893 32.47%
Falls 612 22.25%
Contact with objects and equipment 548 19.93%
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment 297 10.80%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 265 9.64%
Top five causes for time loss injuries Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 433 39.58%
Falls 281 25.69%
Contact with objects and equipment 132 12.07%
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment 123 11.24%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 75 6.86%

Body parts

Top three body parts with total injuries (2,750) Claims total Percentage
Leg 462 16.80%
Back 460 16.73%
Hand 371 13.49%
Top three body parts with time loss injuries (1,094) Claims total Percentage
Back 227 20.75%
Leg 221 20.20%
Multi 125 11.43%

Contact with objects and equipment is the other major cause of injury in other government and municipal.

28.92% of these injuries are to the multi

The most common of these injuries are due to fall to floor, walkway, or other surface such as floors.

20.92% of these injuries are to the leg

The most common of these injuries are due to fall on same level, n.e.c. such as ground.

17.32% of these injuries are to the back

The most common of these injuries are due to fall to floor, walkway, or other surface such as floors, ground.

Bodily reaction and exertion is the most common cause of injury in other government and municipal.

32.03% of these injuries are to the back

The most common of these injuries are due to overexertion in lifting such as boxes, crates, cartons.

 

27.88% of these injuries are to the leg

The most common of these injuries are due to bending, climbing, crawling, reaching, twisting such as bodily motion or position of injured, ill worker.

11.87% of these injuries are to the shoulder

The most common of these injuries are due to overexertion in lifting such as boxes, crates, cartons.