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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 2 Hansard (6 March) . . Page.. 808..


(4) None of the two hundred and thirty seven (237) students who attended the protest were injured during the protest.

(5) No teachers were sent with students to chaperone during the protest.

Workplace injuries

(Question No 469)

Mr Pratt asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 12 March 2003:

In relation to injuries in the workplace:

(1) How many ACT Public Service staff have been injured in the workplace (a) each month to date this financial year, (b) each month in 2001-02 and (c) each month in 2000-01;

(2) Have there been any deaths in the ACT Public Service while staff are in the workplace (a) to date this financial year, (b) in 2001-02 and (c) 2000-01;

(3) Have any Departments raised concerns about Occupational Health and Safety issues

(a) to date this financial year or (b) in 2001-02, if so, can you list those concerns and advise what the government is doing to address them.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) How many ACT Public Service staff have been injured in the workplace (a) each month to date this financial year, (b) each month in 2001-02 and (c) each month in 2000-01;

The answer to the Member's question is set out in the attached table titled `ACT Public Service, Incident Reports and Workers' Compensation Claims, 2000-01 to 2002-03 (as of 28 February 2003)'.

(2) Have there been any deaths in the ACT Public Service while staff are in the workplace (a) to date this financial year, (b) in 2001-02 and (c) 2000-01;

(a) No.

(b) No, there have been no deaths of ACT Public Service staff in the workplace. During 2001-02, an employee of ACTEW Corporation died in a workplace accident.

(c) No.

(3) Have any Departments raised concerns about Occupational Health and Safety issues (a) to date this financial year or (b) in 2001-02, if so, can you list those concerns and advise what the government is doing to address them.


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