Abstract

In 2003 more than 900 people died in Canada as a result of work-related accidents or illnesses. This means that, on average, almost four workers are killed every working day. Close to 350,000 others were injured seriously enough to prevent them from reporting to work for at least one day. It is estimated that nearly one million work-related injuries and illnesses are reported each year in Canada.

In this issue of Healthcare Quarterly we salute the unsung heroes. The Workers. [To view this article, please Download the PDF.]