Workplace Accidents, Injuries and Diseases in Australia August 2019 – Infographic

Agriculture, men and traumatic joint and muscle injuries a key theme in workplace accidents.

Even though workplaces becoming safer, safety still isn't perfect. See our workplace accidents infographics below for more.

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*Australian Council of Trade Unions: Work Shouldn’t Hurt 2018

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Sources:

  • Safe Work Australia: Work-related injury fatalities - Key WHS statistics Australia 2018
  • Safe Work Australia: Work-related injury and disease - Key WHS statistics Australia 2018

Will workers compensation cover all workplace incidents?

While workers compensation will cover you for workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses, benefit limits and periods may be shorter than whats adequate for you. You might want to consider income protection.

Income protection vs workers compensation

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Name Product Short Description Maximum Monthly Benefit Maximum % of Income Covered Maximum Benefit Period Waiting Period
Help protect your lifestyle with a new Virgin Income Protection policy. If eligible, you can earn 25,000 Velocity Points. Ends 02 September 2019. Min $80/month, min. 6 month policy to earn Points.


$10,000
85%
5 years
14, 28, 60, or 90 days
Join Qantas Income Protection and earn up to 100,000 Qantas points. T&CS apply including minimum premium and policy hold periods apply to earn points.
$12,000
75%
5 years
2, 4, 13 weeks or 2 years
Get cover up to 75% (to a maximum of $10,000) of your monthly income.
$10,000
75%
24 months
30 days
Get income protection cover (up to 75% of your income) without a medical test. Plus, Medibank health insurance members can save 10% off premiums.
$7,500
75%
5 years
30 or 90 days
Income protection is fully underwritten and benefit period can be tailored to suit your needs.
$25,000
75%
2 years
30 or 90 days
Receive one month's premiums free if you pay annually. T’s and C’s apply.

$10,000
85%
24 months
14 or 28 days

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