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Who is getting injured? A recent analysis contradicts some general assumptions

It is generally assumed that young workers 25 years and under are the most injury-prone among the tree planting population. But this is not what the statistics say when WorkSafeBC statistics are compared to recent demographic measurements of the silviculture sector. This 2015 statistical analysis also illustrates some interesting trends around fatigue, risk-taking and gender that the industry needs to pay attention to.

Dr. Katia – July 2015 (PDF)