Data from the infograph
80 workers killed each year in the road transport industry
|Worker killed while driving a truck||58%|
|Truck related fatalities occurred on a public road||73%|
|Workers killed in a single vehicle crash||39%|
|Workers killed in a multi-vehicle crash||32%|
4000 workers injured in the road freight sub-sector
|Injuries occurred as a result of being hit by a vehicle or other moving objects||5%|
|Injuries occurred as a result of a fall from height||13%|
|Injuries occurred as a result of lifting and handling objects||34%|
|Injured workers typically need 5.7 weeks off work||5.7 weeks off work|
- Work-related fatalities involving trucks, Australia, 2003 to 2012
- Work health and safety in the road freight transport industry (PDF)
- Transport and Storage fact sheet
- The National Transport Commission
- National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
- Australian Strategy national priorities
- Road freight transport
- Australia Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-22
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