Work-related injuries and fatalities involving a fall from height, Australia

This report contains a detailed analysis of workers’ compensation claims for serious injuries incurred while working at height.

Over the eight-year period from 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2011, 232 workers were killed following a fall from a height, 11% of all workers killed over this period. In 2010–11, 29 workers died following a fall from height equating to 0.25 fatalities per 100 000 workers.

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Topic: Falls from heights
Type: Statistical reports
Industry: General
Publication Date: 31/10/2013

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