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High risk industries

The list of high risk industries specified below was published by the Workers’ Compensation Regulator by gazette notice on 1 September 2014 pursuant to section 115 of the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014.

Categorisation of industries

Industries are categorised in this schedule using a system known as the Australian and New Zealand Industrial Classification (ANZSIC). An industry stated in column 2 has the ANZSIC class stated in column 1.

ANZSIC ClassIndustry
 Agriculture, forestry and fishing
01Agriculture
02Aquaculture
03Forestry and logging
04Fishing, hunting and trapping
05Agriculture, forestry and fishing support services
 Mining
06Coal mining
07Oil and gas extraction
08Metal ore mining
09Non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying
10Exploration and other mining support services
 Manufacturing
11Food product manufacturing
12Beverage and tobacco manufacturing
13Textile, leather, clothing and footwear manufacturing
14Wood product manufacturing
15Pulp, paper and converted paper product manufacturing
16Printing (including the reproduction of recorded media)
17Petroleum and coal product manufacturing
18Basic chemical and chemical product manufacturing
19Polymer product and rubber product manufacturing
20Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing
21Primary metal and metal product manufacturing
22Fabricated metal product manufacturing
23Transport equipment manufacturing
24Machinery and equipment manufacturing
25Furniture and other manufacturing
 Construction
30Building construction
31Heavy and civil engineering construction
32Construction services
 Transport and storage
46Road transport
47Rail transport
48Water transport
49Air and space transport
50Other transport
52Transport support services
53Warehousing and storage
 Health and community services
84Hospitals
85Medical and other health care services
86Residential care services
 Miscellaneous
29Waste collection, treatment and disposal services
77Public order, safety and regulatory services
0510Forestry support services
7711Police services
1611Printing
3020Non-residential building construction
7714Correctional and detention services