Transportation and Storage Sector
Injury Statistics Dashboards
The Transportation and Storage Sector has the third highest worker fatality rate each year, after construction and agriculture.
The main causes of fatalities in this sector are:
- Loss of control of a vehicle or other transport equipment
- Fall from a height
- Fall, collapse or breakage of material
Drivers, mobile plant operators, heavy truck and lorry drivers are the main occupations killed.
Approximately 1000 non-fatal injuries are reported annually to the Authority. The most common non-fatal incident triggers are manual handling and slips, trips and falls.
Further statistical information on this sector is available in the following Statistics Dashboards:
Injury Types by Days Lost
Incident Trigger Profile
2008 Fatal Injuries
2008 Non-Fatal Injuries
2009 Fatal Injuries
2009 Non-Fatal Injuries
2010 Fatal Injuries
2010 Non-Fatal Injuries
2011 Fatal Injuries
2011 Non-Fatal Injuries
2012 Fatal Injuries
2012 Non-Fatal Injuries