2018 Oil & Gas Stats

Occupation

Top 3 Occupations with Total Injuries (566)

Occupations Total Percentage
Primary Production Labourers 191 33.75%
Motor Vehicle and Transit Drivers 98 17.31%
Mine Service Workers and Operators in Oil and Gas Drilling 75 13.25%

Top 3 Occupations with Time Loss Injuries (140)

Occupations Total Percentage
Motor Vehicle and Transit Drivers 41 29.29%
Primary Production Labourers 38 27.14%
Mine Service Workers and Operators in Oil and Gas Drilling 16 11.43%

Causes

Top 5 Causes for Injury
Contact with objects and equipment
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Exposure to harmful substances or environments
Transportation accidents
Top 5 Causes for Time Loss Injury
Contact with objects and equipment
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Transportation accidents
Exposure to harmful substances or environments

Body Parts

Most Common Injuries

Contact with objects and equipment is the most common cause of injury in Oil & Gas.

44% of these injuries are to the Hand

The most common of these injuries are from being stuck by swinging or slipping striking/nailing hand tools (non-powered).

15% of these injuries are to the Head

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by swinging or slipping objects.

9% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries is from being struck by falling objects.

Bodily reaction and exertion is the other major cause of injury in Oil & Gas.

31% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from bending, climbing, crawling, reaching or twisting.

29% of these injuries are to the Back

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting.

13% of these injuries are to the Shoulder

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in pulling or pushing objects.