Motor Vehicle Collisions
Last year, 578 people in Saskatchewan were injured in motor vehicle collisions while on the job. Sadly, there were four work-related motor vehicle deaths in 2019. Motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of workplace deaths in the province.
Gravel roads. Gravel is three times more likely to cause collisions with injuries or fatalities than dry, paved surfaces — more than wet, snow-covered or muddy roads.
Contributing factors to work-related motor vehicle collisions in Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and SGI compared data from 2009 to 2017 to determine which contributing factors are most likely to cause motor vehicle crashes with injuries or fatalities.
The following are the results of the Saskatchewan WCB and SGI motor vehicle collision report: