Assessment Amountis the
amount of assessment an employer will pay as a result of being assessed at the
Net Rate (i.e. with consideration of the experience rating and/or
Assessable Payrollis the
payroll used by the WorkSafeBC in calculating the employer’s assessment. It is
the sum of the year’s payroll for each employee, limited by the
year’s Maximum Assessable Wage.
Claim Costs Paidis the total
health care payments, short term disability (STD) payments, vocational
rehabilitation payments, long term disability (LTD) reserves and
one-time cash awards, and survivor benefit reserves and one-time cash awards
charged in the year regardless of year of injury.
Classification Unit (CU)is the
lowest level of industry grouping used by the WorkSafeBC.
Employers Countrefers to
the number of employers registered with the WorkSafeBC in the Classification
Units indicated and reporting payroll in the year specified.
Musculoskeletal Injury refers to a combination of overexertion and repetitive
motion accident types.
Fatal Claimsare the number of claims accepted for survivor or
Injury Rateis the number of Non-Health Care Only (Non-HCO)
claims per 100 person years of employment (estimated FTEs).
LTD Claimsare the claims for which a first long term
disability (LTD) benefit was awarded in the year, regardless of the year of
injury, where survivor benefits have not been awarded in any year.