Health and Safety Statistics
The Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment's latest statistics on health and safety notifications. Here you'll find updated information on workplace fatalities and serious harm incidents notified to the Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment, and prosecutions.
Key annual statistics for 2012
State of Workplace Health and Safety report
On 2 June 2011 the Minister of Labour released the first of what will be an annual snapshot of key health and safety statistics, which will be used to monitor progress towards the Workplace Health and Safety's vision of "healthy people in safe and productive workplaces". Read more here.
Other websites that hold statistics relating to workplace fatalities and accidents:
- Accident Compensation Corporation
- Civil Aviation Authority
- Maritime New Zealand
- Injury Information Manager (Statistics New Zealand is the Injury Information Manager under the ACC legislation, and is responsible for coordinating the production, collection and dissemination of official injury statistics).
 There are a further eight fatalities notified to the Ministry where further enquiries are ongoing to determine if the circumstances constitute a workplace fatality. This figure does not include work-related deaths on the road, maritime and aviation sectors, and deaths from long latency diseases.
 There was at least one victim per workplace accident. This figure does not include work-related injury from road traffic, or in maritime and aviation sectors.