Alberta Mining Safety Stats
Injury Stats 2023
Minor injuries that do not require treatment only by a physician. May include treatment at a hospital due to location or convenience but not necessarily requires a physician.
Not a minor Injury in nature that requires medical treatment only by a physician. It may include the need for prescriptions medication. Pain medication prescribed for patient comfort does not constitute medical treatment, nor does x-rays used for diagnostic purposes that are negative. Visits to a medical facility on a precautionary basis that does not result in the need for medical treatment is deemed a First Aid.
An injury that prevents a worker from returning to their next scheduled work shift. Missing time due to admission to a medical facility, medical treatment that keeps a worker away from their duties or lack of modified work constitutes a lost time. It is not a lost time if modified work has been recommended by the treating physician and refused by the worker.