2018 Other Government & Municipal Stats

Occupation

Top 3 Occupations with Total Injuries (2,873)

Occupations Total Percentage
Police Officers and Firefighters 425 14.79%
Cleaners 252 8.77%
Childcare and Home Support Workers 217 7.55%

Top 3 Occupations with Time Loss Injuries (1,062)

Occupations Total Percentage
Police Officers and Firefighters 127 11.96%
Cleaners 126 11.86%
Other Occupations in Protective Service 91 8.57%

Causes

Top 5 Causes for Injury
Bodily reaction and exertion
Contact with objects and equipment
Falls
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment
Exposure to harmful substances or environments
Top 5 Causes for Time Loss Injury
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Contact with objects and equipment
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment
Exposure to harmful substances or environments

Body Parts

Most common injuries

Bodily reaction and exertion is the most common cause of injury in Other Government & Municipal.

33% of these injuries are to the Back

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting boxes, crates, cartons, bags, sacks, or totes.

 

27% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from bending, climbing, crawling, reaching or twisting.

14% of these injuries are to the Shoulder

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting boxes, crates, cartons, other machinery, bags, sacks or totes.

Contact with objects and equipment is the other major cause of injury in Other Government & Municipal.

45% of these injuries are to the Hand

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by swinging or slipping cutting hand tools (non-powered), needles, or syringes.

13% of these injuries are to the Head

The most common of these injuries are from being struck against stationary objects.

8% of these injuries are to the Arm

The most common of these injuries are from being struck against stationary objects.