|Document ID (ISN)||65156|
|Convention or series no.
||Cole B., Foley G.
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
||Occupational health and safety performance overviews, selected industries. Issue No.5 - Clothing and footwear industry
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, May 1995. viii, 26p. Illus. 6 ref.
||This report highlights potential safety and health problem areas in the Australian clothing and footwear industry. The statistics of injury and disease are based on workers' compensation data and are analyzed by occupation, age group, sex, the nature, bodily location, mechanism and agency of the injury or disease and by time of accident. Data on compensation costs by State and Territory are included. Areas of concern are machine operations, muscular stress during manual handling, falls associated with hazardous indoor traffic areas and noise.
||occupational accidents; Australia; occupational diseases; shoe industry; statistics; injuries; clothing industry; knitting, hosiery weaving
||time of accident; types of accident; workmen's compensation; causes of accidents; location of injury; cost of accidents; cost of diseases; frequency rates; age-linked differences
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Textile and clothing industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Footwear, leather and fur industry
Clothing and finished textile products industry