It is Road Safety Week. Safe Work Australia’s latest data shows that in the road transport industry 77% of fatalities are due to vehicle collisions and 43% of injuries are due to body stressing.
These statistics from the road transport industry and many more are available in the Road transport industry profile in the Safe Work Australia website.
Based on the latest data on worker fatalities and workers’ compensation claims in the road transport industry, this profile includes statistics on the nature, circumstances and main causes of injuries, illnesses and fatalities in this industry.
If you are involved in this industry, being aware of this data allows you to assist in reducing the risks and ensuring a healthy and safe workplace.
For more information, please visit – www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au