Priority industry and risks
Total serious injury claims by industry
|Health and community services||14%|
|Government administration and defence||10.5%|
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing||10.3%|
|Accommodation, cafes and restaurants||7.8%|
In 2021–2026, NT WorkSafe will focus on improving safety standards in the five priority industry sectors that account for nearly sixty per cent of serious injury claims in the Territory.
Total serious injury claims by mechanism of injury
|Being hit by moving object||28.6%|
|Falls, slips and trips of a person||23.2%|
|Contact with electricity||1.9%|
|Other remaining mechanism of injury||17.2%|
Our work will focus on four key risk areas for our education and compliance campaigns.