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Waste Sector

Each year in the Waste1 sector around ...

...5% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be
5% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling an estimated 6,000

...and 5% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...

and 5% of workers, totaling estimated 5,000  self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries based on the annual average 2013/14-2015/16.

...with 6 worker fatalities in 2015/16.

over the last five years there have been a total of 30 worker fatalities in the agricultural industry


More information:

1 Waste sector defined as Division 38 (within Section E) in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification

Updated 2016-11-02