The following charts and graphs provide a high-level view of statistics on young workers from 2017 to 2021. You can use these resources to quickly see a comparison of injury rates and serious injuries, and to get information on the top accident types for young workers.
The following chart shows the injury rates by age and gender, and the change in this rate over the most recent seven-year period. The ultimate target is to have an injury rate of zero.
The following charts show the main industry sectors in which young workers had time-loss claims and serious injuries over a five-year period.
The following chart shows the leading causes of injuries over a five-year period. Incident types that represent a high percentage of claims are potential areas to focus on in health and safety programs.
Nature of injury
The following chart shows the nature of young worker injuries over a five-year period. Injuries contributing to a high percentage of claims or claim costs paid are potential areas to focus on in health and safety programs
Area of body
The following shows the leading injuries by area of body over a five-year period. Injuries contributing to a high percentage of claims or claim costs paid are potential areas to focus on in health and safety programs.
More detailed data
The following applications can provide more detailed information:
- Provincial overview shows injury rates, claim costs and types, payroll, assessment rates, and injury management patterns in each industry over the past years.
- Industry claims analysis: Time-loss claims in B.C. takes an in-depth look at the types of work-related injuries and claims that are driving costs in your industry.
Both of these applications allow you to focus your search by industry, subsector, classification unit, and employer size to see data most relevant to you. You can also incorporate charts, graphs, and data in your reports and presentations.