Industry statistics

A number of industries have been identified as priority industries for work health and safety through research and data analysis.

Further information on these industries is available by clicking on the following links:

Accommodation and Food Services Industry

Agriculture, forestry and fishing


Health and community services


Transport and storage

In addition, statistical information is also available on the following industries:


Retail trade

For more information on the justification of priority industries, read The National OHS Strategy 2002-2012. This strategy provides a basis for developing sustainable, safe and healthy work environments and for reducing the incidence of death, injury and disease in the workplace.

Industry-level statistics describing the frequency and incidence rates of serious workers’ compensation claims are available on the statistics page.

Quick links and Initiatives


Information Publication Scheme FOI Disclosure Log

Bottom navigation