Work-related injury and illness in Australia, 2004-2014
Incidence of work-related injury decreased from 63.6% to 42.6 per 1000 workers between 2006 and 2014
In 2012, the average time off work was 2 weeks compared to 1.9 weeks in 2009
Mental health claims resulted in the longest time off work, followed by fractures
Males had higher claim rates than females
This study investigated the incidence of work-related conditions and their impact on time lost from work by state and territory, age, gender and injury type.