Business and ICT

Business and ICT

Business and ICT
The business and information communication technology (ICT) industry includes jobs such as receptionist, telemarketer, clerical staff, IT technician, web designer, programmer, graphic designer and mobile developer. Although working in an office may not seem dangerous, you could be exposed to a range of hazards. Some jobs even require workers to enter clients’ homes or premises.

Be aware!

9%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers between the ages of 15 and 24.
The business and information communication technology (ICT) industry includes jobs such as receptionist, telemarketer, clerical staff, IT technician, web designer, programmer, graphic designer and mobile developer. Although working in an office may not seem dangerous, you could be exposed to a range of hazards. Some jobs even require workers to enter clients’ homes or premises.

Be aware!

9%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers between the ages of 15 and 24.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Muscular stress
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Vehicle accidents
0%
Falling from height
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Hitting stationary objects
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%
Hitting moving objects
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove business and ICT industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Subdivisions: 59, 62, 63, 64, 69 (except for 6970), 70

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove business and ICT industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Subdivisions: 59, 62, 63, 64, 69 (except for 6970), 70

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There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry.

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