Youths

The Scary Stats

44,300 - New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 in 2015.

1,049 - New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 who suffered a workplace injury in 2015.

15 - New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 who died as result of a workplace injury between 2000 and 2015.

12,681 - Lost-time claims under the Workers' Compensation Act by New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 between 2000 and 2015.

Body parts most frequently injured by New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 in 2015, in descending order of frequency:

  • Arms and hands
  • Trunk (back, ect.)
  • Legs and feet
  • Head

Top five sectors where New Brunswick workers aged 15-24 are injured:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Retail
  • Wholesale

OK, so your job doesn't require that you handle explosives, work with highly contagious viruses, or leap out of tall buildings. Feel safe? You might, but remember, a workplace injury can happen any time, anywhere so make sure to always put safety first.

 

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