Analysis of OSSE Scores & WorkSafeBC Safety Performance Data 2009 – 2017

AVERAGE TIME-LOSS INJURY RATE (3 years post-audit, 32 firms)

Dr Sean Tucker Study U of R

Research supports higher safety performance in OSSE certified companies

In 2017, Dr. Sean Tucker, an occupational health and safety researcher at the University of Regina, compared the time-loss injury rate average of manufacturing companies before and after Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE) certification.

An analysis of WorkSafeBC safety performance data between 2009-2017 revealed close to a 50% reduction in time-loss injury rates for OSSE certified companies from three years before certification to three years after becoming OSSE certified.

For more information on the Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence COR Certification, safetyalliancebc.ca/osse