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Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services industry snapshot 2021

Key facts about injury numbers

There were 94 injuries across the industry in 2021.

This results in a serious injury frequency rate of 6.7 serious injuries per million hours worked.

The serious injury frequency rate of 6.7 is 36% lower than the state average of 10.5.

The industry’s serious injury frequency rate was 74% higher in 2021 than ten years ago.

Key facts about injury causes

The most common causes of injury across the industry in 2021, in order of largest proportion of total injuries, were:

  • Body stressing
  • Falls, slips and trips
  • Mental stress
Updated: 23rd August 2022