The Incidence of Accepted Workers’ Compensation Claims for Mental Stress in Australia

This is the first Safe Work Australia report devoted to work-related mental stress.

The data contained in this report represent those workers who are covered by workers’ compensation schemes (employees) and who have been successful in receiving compensation.

The report shows the highest rates of mental stress claims were by workers with high levels of responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of others or workers at risk in dangerous situations. These jobs include train drivers and assistants, police officers, prison officers, ambulance officers and paramedics.

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Topic: Workers compensation
Type: Statistical reports
Industry: General
Publication Date: 8/04/2013

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