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Construction Snapshot: Industry accounts for 63.7% of serious claims

Construction Snapshot: Industry accounts for 63.7% of serious claims - Safe Work Australia - INX Software

Key takeouts:

  • 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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Australia, Resources

Construction Snapshot: Industry accounts for 63.7% of serious claims

Construction Snapshot: Industry accounts for 63.7% of serious claims - Safe Work Australia - INX Software

Key takeouts:

  • 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%)

To download your free copy of
Industry Snapshot: Construction report,
simply go to our Resources page >

 

More information
If you’d like to learn more about Safe Work Australia and what they do, visit their website.
If you want to know more, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!


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