Latest NZ work accident statistics released

Nearly 200,000 claims for work-related injuries were made to ACC last year, new figures reveal. Statistics New Zealand figures show that in 2012, 180,000 claims were made for a work-related injury to the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). The provisional figures show the overall rate of injury claims was 93 claims for every 1000 full-time equivalent employees. Males made 73 per cent of all claims for work-related injuries last year and since 2002, have consistently accounted for about three-quarters of all [...]

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