- Worker fatalities are relatively high with 3.0 fatalities per 100,000 workers
- Serious claims are high with 8.1 serious claims per million hours worked
- The frequency rate of serious claims has decreased by 20% over the last decade
- Workers aged 45-54 account for the highest proportion of worker fatalities and serious claims, followed by workers aged under 25 years
- The construction services sub-sector accounted for 63.7% of serious claims and 62% of worker fatalities
- For occupations, construction and mining labourers accounted for the highest proportion of worker fatalities and serious claims
- Falls from a height accounted for the largest proportion of fatalities (30%), while muscular stress from lifting, carrying or putting down objects accounted for the highest proportion of serious claims (16%)
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