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6324.0 - Work-Related Injuries, Australia, 2005-06  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/12/2006   
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CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK



The following diagram illustrates the framework for statistics from the Work-Related Injuries Survey. Persons who worked at some time in the last 12 months were asked whether they experienced a work-related injury or illness in the same period.


The survey broadly defined work-related injuries and illnesses as any injury or illness or disease which first occurred in the last 12 months, where a person suffers either physically or mentally from a condition that has arisen out of, or in the course of, employment. See glossary entry 'work-related injury or illness' and appendix 1 for more information.


Included are:

  • injuries or illnesses sustained by all categories of employed workers;
  • injuries or illnesses that have been claimed under workers' compensation; and
  • injuries or illnesses that have not been claimed under workers' compensation.

Work-related injuries or illnesses resulting in death are excluded.

Diagram: Cconceptual framework


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