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Analyse des différences de durées d’indemnisation selon le sexe et le groupe d’âge
Les indicateurs statistiques de santé et de sécurité du travail produits depuis plusieurs années par l'Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) montrent que la durée moyenne d'indemnisation des lésions professionnelles ayant occasionné une perte de temps indemnisée (PTI) a presque doublé en 15 ans. Alors que l'écart de durées moyennes d'indemnisation entre les femmes et les hommes diminue au fil des années, celui entre chaque groupe...
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders on the decline in Ontario
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders appear to be on the decline in Ontario. That’s what findings from a comprehensive population-based surveillance study recently done by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) would suggest. The study, led by IWH president Dr. Cameron Mustard, tracks the occurrence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) over eight years between 2004 and 2011. It uses three independent population databases to take a count of work-related MSDs as reported by the total number of Ontarians active in the labour force in that time period—a sample of about...
Work-Related Knee Injuries Treated in US Emergency Departments
Objective : To characterize work-related knee injuries treated in US emergency departments (EDs). Methods : We characterized work-related knee injuries treated in EDs in 2007 and examined trends from 1998 to 2007 by using the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System—occupational supplement. Results : In 2007, 184,300 (±54,000; 95% confidence interval) occupational knee injuries were treated in US EDs, accounting for 5% of the 3.4 (±0.9) million ED-treated occupational injuries. The ED-treated knee injury rate was 13 (±4) injuries per 10,000 full-time equivalent...
Manitoba Workplace Injury and Illness Statistics 2000-2012
Major Highlights of Manitoba Workplace Injury Data, 2000 to 2012 Injuries and injury rate trends The provincial time loss injury rate fell from a high of 5.6 time loss injuries per 100 workers in 2000 to a preliminary level of 3.3 in 2012. This is a drop of 41 per cent over the period. Fatalities The number of occupational fatalities varies significantly from year to year. In 2012, there were 11 acute hazard fatalities and 29 occupational disease fatalities. Musculoskeletal injuries Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are injuries to or disorders of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves...

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