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Counting the cost of work-related injuries and diseases in poultry farming in New South Wales

Serrie Kamara, Indira de Silva, Tilak Kuruppuarachchi

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(5) 110 - 112 Published: 2002

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Serrie Kamara

Indira de Silva

Tilak Kuruppuarachchi

Abstract

This article describes the extent of, and trends in, work-related injuries and diseases in poultry farming in NSW, using new major claims data from the Workers’ Compensation Scheme over a nine-year period (1991–1992 to 1999–2000) for the analysis.