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Chilean Security Association (ACHS), which is the mutual insurance company with the largest number of affiliated workers, the rate varies according to economic activity as follows:

Accident rate by economic activity among ACHS members (12 months prior to December 2012)



Source: ACHS, available at http://www.achs.cl/portal/ACHS-Corporativo/Paginas/Estadisticas.aspx#

The accident rate (2) of the forestry sector is close to the national average, showing a significant decrease in the last ten years. However, this figure is considerably higher in the industry sub-sector than in the silviculture sector (forest).

2003-2013 Accident rate in the forestry sector by area,
 
Source: ACHS. INFOR, 2014 Forestry Yearbook, p. 142.
Note: Information provided by the Chilean Safety Association (ACHS), which treats about 60% of the workers in the sector.


Accident Rate in the Forestry Sector according to area, 2012 (%)  

 
Source: ACHS. INFOR, 2013 Forestry Yearbook, p. 142.
Note: Information provided by the Chilean Safety Association (ACHS), which treats about 60% of the workers in the sector.


In this context, CORMA has developed a registration system for occupational health and safety indicators, in which associated companies enter their accident data and compare their rates with the rest of the sector, assessing causes and preventive actions. This registry also allows comparing the performance of CORMA companies with international standards.
International safety and occupational health standards

2012 Safety and occupational health standards CORMA companies



Source: Compilation based on information supplied by Corma’s associate companies.

As can be seen, all subsectors of CORMA companies are in the "Superior" rankings in terms of frequency rate. Regarding the severity rate, the Pulp and Paper subsector is in the top category, while the rest are in the standard category.


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