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Agriculture sector

Each year in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1 sector around...

...4% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be

4% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling 13,000-60% of which are musculoskeletal disorders and the rest being other illnesses

...and 4% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...

and 4% of workers, totaling 14,000 sustained non-fatal workplace injuries.


...with 33 worker fatalities in 2014/15.

over the last five years there have been a total of 160 worker fatalities in the agricultural industry





1 Agriculture sector defined as Section A in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification


Updated 2015-10-23