Causes of injury

Any workplace hazard has the potential to cause accidents, injury or illness. Some workplace hazards are immediately visible, while others only become evident as you perform your duties.

What do you think might be the major causes of injury for workers in the health and community services industry? Explore the diagram below to find out.

Major causes of injury and deaths. Figures for 1999–2003 from the Health and Community Services Industry Action Plan 2004–2007

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