General Industry

General Industry

General Module
The top 10 incidents causing injuries were from:

1. Working with machinery, equipment and tools

2. Muscular stress

3. Slips trips and falls

4. Falling from height

5. Hitting stationary objects

6. Being hit by falling objects

7. Contact with hot objects

8. Vehicle incidents

9. Physical assaults

10.Contact with a chemical or substance

1. Working with machinery, equipment and tools

2. Muscular stress

3. Slips trips and falls

4. Falling from height

5. Hitting stationary objects

6. Being hit by falling objects

7. Contact with hot objects

8. Vehicle incidents

9. Physical assaults

10.Contact with a chemical or substance

Emerging trends
Young workers are increasingly being exposed to:

workplace bullying​

workplace violence and aggression

Emerging trends
Young workers are increasingly being exposed to:

workplace bullying​

workplace violence and aggression

Emerging trends
Young workers are increasingly being exposed to:

workplace bullying​

workplace violence and aggression

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)

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)

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