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Transport and storage sector

Each year in the Transport and storage1 sector around...

...3% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be
3% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling an estimated 53,000-55% of which are musculoskeletal disorders, 30% stress, depression and anxiety, and the rest being other illnesses

...and 2% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...

and 2% of workers, totaling an estimated 37,000 self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries based on the annual average 2013/14-2015/16. There were 14 workers fatally injured in the transport and storage sector in 2015/16

...leading to around

1.7 million working days lost based on an annual average for 2013/14-2015/16.


More information:

1 Transport and storage sector defined as Section H in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification

Updated 2016-10-21