Workplace injury is a significant cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality in Canada. Ten percent of all major injury
The sex of those injured in workplace events is not listed in the report; however, as discussed above, the sex of patients injured overall in 2002-03 is 72% male .
Researchers in the United States demonstrated that males were at higher risk of unintentional falls in the workplace than females .
In Canada an average of three people a day die at work, each year, and almost one million are injured. April 28th is the Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace.