When a worker is injured in a motor vehicle crash, he or she is typically more seriously hurt than workers injured in other ways on the job. In fact, the difference is such that the cost of claims associated with MVIs are more than twice as much as the average claim cost. This means that work-related crashes cost BC businesses a disproportionate amount compared to the number of crashes.
Comparing claim counts and costs by sector 2012-2016
|Comparing claim counts and costs by sector 2016|
|Num||Sector||# Time-loss claims||Cost||Average cost per claim|
*Claims with no benefits are not included.