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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (29 November) . . Page.. 5259 ..


(4) In relation to any student identified in part (3)(c), how many are/were students in (a) learning support units and (b) mainstream classes.

(5) For each of the reported injuries at part (1), how many resulted in (a) time off work and for how long, (b) workers compensation payments and how (i) many are ongoing and (ii) much has been paid, and (c) redeployment within the Directorate or the ACT Public Service into non-teaching roles.

Ms Berry: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The table below shows the number of incidents reported by teachers in the years 2014 - 2017, and where there was an injury recorded. Note that in mid-2015 the rollout of electronic incident reporting was finalised and in 2016 and 2017 the importance of reporting work health and safety incidents was strongly promoted across the Directorate, resulting in an increase in reporting:

Year Number of incidents 2014 434 2015 508 2016 694 2017 1286

2) The number of schools that reported one or more of the incidents documented in response to question one is:

Year Schools 2014 78 2015 80 2016 84 2017 85

(3) (a) the nature of injuries sustained as a result of the incidents documented in response to question one and in each of the years is as follows:

Injury type 2014 2015 2016 2017 Cuts, bruising and other superficial injuries 201 257 357 747 Musculoskeletal disorders 167 177 215 303 Psychological injuries/illnesses 26 34 63 162 Other and unknown injuries 43 42 60 76

(b) the mechanisms of incident related to the incidents documented in the response to question one are:

Mechanism of incident 2014 2015 2016 2017 Being hit by moving objects 216 295 449 902 Slips, trips and falls 103 80 101 134 Mental stress 22 31 53 143 Body stressing 41 56 46 45 Hitting objects with part of the body 32 29 26 30 Other 23 19 20 34


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