The Cost of Work-related Injury and Illness for Australian Employers, Workers and the Community 2012–13

Summary

This report provides an update of the “human cost” of work-related injury and illness to the Australian economy, for the 2012-13 financial year.

The report describes the method and datasets used to estimate the total cost of work-related injury and illness to the Australian employers, workers and the community (the total cost). The scope of “human costs” covers costs related to specific incidents resulting in an injury or illness to employee. The cost estimate does not include the cost to employers of compliance with OH&S legislation and prevention activities.

Audience

Researchers and other persons who are interested in quantifying the economic effect of workplace health and safety.

Publication Information

Topic: Statistics
Type: Statistical reports
Industry: General
Publication Date: 29/10/2015

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