Safe Work Australia Statistics
Claims by mechanism of incident
Proportion of serious claims by mechanism of incident
** Other mechanisms of incident include Sound and pressure, Other multiple mechanisms of incident, Roll over, Slide or cave-in and Unspecified mechanisms of incident.
Claims by mechanism of incident and jurisdiction
The below chart shows that in 2014-15 South Australia had the highest proportion of claims (45.4 per cent) involving Body stressing, followed by the Australian Government (44. 7 per cent), Victoria (43.2 per cent) and Seacare (43.1 per cent), all of which were greater than the Australian average (40.8 per cent of claims). The Northern Territory had the lowest proportion of claims (27.1 per cent) involving Body stressing in 2014-15.
Proportion of serious claims involving body stressing by jurisdiction
Incidence rates of serious· claims by industry
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