Construction statistics

Construction Industry fact sheet

Information on all work-related fatalities occurring in this industry can be found in the Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report.

Information on serious injuries and fatalities for which workers’ compensation was received in this industry can be found in the Compendium of Workers’ Compensation Statistics.

Analysis from the ABS Work-related injuries survey showed that around 30% of workers in the Construction industry were self-employed in 2005-06. The Work-related injuries 2005-06: Construction Industry report shows that self-employed workers recorded a similar rate of injury to employees.

Information on how this priority industry is performing under the National OHS Strategy can be found in Priority Industries.

Under The National OHS Strategy 2002-2012, five industries were identified to receive priority attention.

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