WorkSafeBC 2006 Quick Facts for Claims
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 | Printer Friendly
How many short-term disability claims were paid for the first time in 2006?
When a worker is injured on the job, how long does it take from teh day of injury to the first payment on a claim?
~ An average of 17.7 calender days
What is the average number of days paid for short-term disability claims?
~ 45.4 days
What are the top industry sectors for claims?
Sector Claims first paid Days lost Claim costs
General construction 8,653 359,476 $105.1
Health Care/social assistance 7,083 297,491 $51.3
Retail 6,616 205,553 $32.0
Accommodation, food, and 5,605 174,268 $30.7
Transportation and related 5,267 246,113 $65.0
How many claims were reported last year?
How many claims were accepted last year?
What percentage of claims were disallowed in 2006?