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Table 3 Summary of changes, pre- and post-RM intervention

From: Efficacy of a proactive health and safety risk management system in the fire service

Intervention time perioda Commissioned Personnel (n) Injuries (n) Claims (n) Average Total Incurred ($) (95% CI) Average Medical ($) (95% CI) Average Indemnity ($) (95% CI)
No Discounting       
 Pre (mean) 625 150 145 $546,781 (329,421, 764,140) $457,152 (263,469, 650,835) $80,166 (41,697, 118,635)
 Post (mean) 610 130 101 $431,817 (39,800, 823,834) $357,498 (37,907, 677,089) $64,204 (321, 128,087)
 Decrease (%) 3 13 30 21 22 20
Discounted – 3%       
 Pre (mean)     $508,758 (304,005, 713,510) $425,062 (243,023, 607,102) $75,018 (37,674, 112,363)
 Post (mean)     $413,693 (31,560, 795,825) $342,567 (30,988, 654,145) $61,534 (− 939, 124,007)
 Decrease (%)     19 19 18
Discounted – 7%       
 Pre (mean)     $465,068 (272,218, 657,919) $388,162 (217,890, 558,434) $61,109 (32,567, 105,650)
 Post (mean)     $391,971 (21,040, 762,903) $324,676 (22,102, 627,251) $58,323 (− 2445, 119,090)
 Decrease (%)     16 16 16
  1. apre-intervention = 2004–2009, post-intervention = 2010–2013