In 2009 (all figures are provisional unless stated otherwise):
- Sprains and strains were the most common type of work-related injury claim.
- 94,400 claims were made for sprain and strain injuries (44 percent of all claims).
- 213,000 claims were made for work-related injuries.
- 71 percent of work-related injury claims were for males (an incidence rate of 142 claims per 1,000 FTEs), greater than that for females (73 claims per 1,000 FTEs).
- Workers aged 45–54 made more claims for work-related injuries than any other age group, with 50,100 claims (24 percent of all claims).
- Trades workers, plant and machine operators and assemblers, and agriculture and fishery workers made 48 percent of work-related injury claims.
||19 October 2010|