These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in local government, as shown by injury claims.
WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.
Hazards and Solutions
- Hazard 1 Chemicals handling
- Hazard 2 Electrical
- Hazard 3 Lifting
- Hazard 4 Motor vehicles
- Hazard 5 Repetitive work and awkward postures
- Hazard 6 Slips trips and falls
- Hazard 7 Work-related stress bullying and harassment