Regional heat maps

The regional heat maps demonstrate the relative harm by occupation for each of the five WHSQ regions.

They include all industries (excluding mining) for all on-duty at place of work claims to the ANZSCO 2 digit level.

Central Queensland and Wide Bay

Central Queensland and Wide Bay  showed the highest harm of all WHSQ regions.

Technicians and trades  workers

Technicians and trades workers showed medium harm. Within technicians  and trades workers, Automotive and engineering trades workers showed  medium-high harm and a notable proportion of claims.

Machinery operators  and drivers

Machinery operators and drivers showed medium-high harm.

Road and rail drivers showed medium-high harm and a notable  proportion of claims.

Labourers

Labourers represented the medium-high harm and the highest  proportion of claims in the region.

All high harm occupations were within labourers, which  included:

  • other labourers
  • construction and mining labourers
  • factory process workers.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of Central   Queensland and Wide Bay
Heat map of Central Queensland and Wide Bay
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 1
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 3
Farmers and Farm Managers 1
Specialist Managers 2
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 2
  
Professionals 2
Arts and Media Professionals N/A*
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 3
Education Professionals 2
Health Professionals 2
ICT Professionals N/A*
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 3
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 1
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 4
Construction Trades Workers 3
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 2
Food Trades Workers 3
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 3
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 2
  
Community and Personal Service    Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 3
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 2
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries N/A*
General Clerical Workers 2
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 1
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
  
Sales Workers 1
Sales Representatives and Agents 2
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 1
Sales Support Workers 3
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 4
Mobile Plant Operators 4
Road and Rail Drivers 4
Storepersons 3
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 5
Factory Process Workers 5
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 3
Food Preparation Assistants 2
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL255.1

*N/A – less than 10 finalised claims

Brisbane North and Sunshine Coast

Brisbane North and Sunshine Coast  represented the second highest harm of all WHSQ regions.

Technicians and trades  workers

Technicians and trades workers showed medium harm. Within technicians  and trades workers, the following occupations showed medium-high harm and a  notable proportion of claims:

  • construction trades workers
  • automotive and engineering trades workers.

Machinery operators  and drivers

Machinery operators and drivers showed medium-high harm.

Within machinery operators and drivers, road and rail  drivers showed medium-high harm and a notable proportion of claims.

Labourers

Labourers showed medium-high harm and the highest proportion  of claims in the region.

All high harm occupations were within labourers, which  included:

  • other labourers
  • factory process workers
  • construction and mining labourers.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of Brisbane North and Sunshine Coast
Heat map of Brisbane North and Sunshine Coast
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 1
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 2
Farmers and Farm Managers 1
Specialist Managers 1
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 2
  
Professionals 2
Arts and Media Professionals 1
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 1
Education Professionals 3
Health Professionals 3
ICT Professionals 1
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 2
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 2
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 4
Construction Trades Workers 4
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 3
Food Trades Workers 3
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 3
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 3
  
Community and Personal Service    Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 3
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 2
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries 1
General Clerical Workers 2
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 2
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
  
Sales Workers 2
Sales Representatives and Agents 2
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 2
Sales Support Workers 2
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 3
Mobile Plant Operators 4
Road and Rail Drivers 4
Storepersons 4
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 5
Factory Process Workers 5
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 4
Food Preparation Assistants 3
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL245.8

Brisbane South and Gold Coast

Brisbane South and Gold Coast represented the third highest  harm of all WHSQ regions.

Technicians and trades  workers

Technicians and trades workers showed medium harm.

Within technicians and trades workers, construction trades workers showed  medium-high harm. Automotive and engineering trades workers showed medium harm,  but represented a large proportion of claims.

Labourers

Labourers showed the highest harm and highest proportion of  claims in the region.

All high harm occupations were within labourers, which  included:

  • other labourers
  • construction and mining labourers
  • factory process workers.

Machinery operators and drivers

Machinery operators and  drivers showed medium-high harm. Within machinery operators and drivers, storepersons  showed medium-high harm and a high proportion of claims.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of Brisbane South and Gold Coast
Heat map of Brisbane South and Gold Coast
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 2
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 1
Farmers and Farm Managers 3
Specialist Managers 1
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 2
  
Professionals 1
Arts and Media Professionals 1
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 1
Education Professionals 2
Health Professionals 2
ICT Professionals 1
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 1
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 2
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 3
Construction Trades Workers 4
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 3
Food Trades Workers 3
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 4
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 3
  
Community and Personal Service Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 3
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 2
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries 1
General Clerical Workers 3
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 2
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 2
  
Sales Workers 2
Sales Representatives and Agents 2
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 2
Sales Support Workers 3
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 4
Mobile Plant Operators 3
Road and Rail Drivers 4
Storepersons 4
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 5
Factory Process Workers 5
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 4
Food Preparation Assistants 3
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL242.4

South West Queensland

South West Queensland the fourth highest harm of all WHSQ  regions.

Technicians and trades workers

Technicians and trades workers showed medium harm.

Within technicians and trades workers, food trades workers showed medium-high  harm and automotive and engineering trades workers represented a notable  proportion of claims.

Machinery operators and drivers

Mobile plant operator was the  only high harm occupation within machinery operators and drivers.

Labourers

Labourers showed the highest harm and the highest proportion  of claims in the region.

High harm occupations within labourers included:

  • other labourers
  • factory process workers.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of South West Queensland
Heat map of South West Queensland
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 2
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 3
Farmers and Farm Managers 2
Specialist Managers 1
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 1
  
Professionals 2
Arts and Media Professionals N/A*
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 1
Education Professionals 2
Health Professionals 1
ICT Professionals N/A*
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 2
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 2
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 3
Construction Trades Workers 3
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 3
Food Trades Workers 4
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 3
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 1
  
Community and Personal Service    Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 2
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 3
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries N/A*
General Clerical Workers 2
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 2
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
  
Sales Workers 2
Sales Representatives and Agents 1
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 2
Sales Support Workers 3
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 4
Mobile Plant Operators 5
Road and Rail Drivers 4
Storepersons 3
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 4
Factory Process Workers 5
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 4
Food Preparation Assistants 3
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL234.4

*N/A – less than 10 finalised claims

North Queensland

North Queensland showed the  lowest harm of all WHSQ regions.

Technicians and trades workers

Technicians and trades workers  showed medium harm. Construction trades workers showed medium-high harm; and automotive  and engineering trades workers showed a notable proportion of claims.

Machinery operators and drivers

Unlike other WHSQ regions,  machinery operators and drivers showed the highest harm of all occupation  groups in the region.

Within machinery operators and  drivers, the following occupations were high harm:

  • mobile plant operators
  • road and rail drivers.

Labourers

Labourers represented the  highest proportion of claims in the region.

Within labourers, other labourer  was the only high harm occupation.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of North Queensland
Heat map of North Queensland
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 2
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 3
Farmers and Farm Managers 3
Specialist Managers 2
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 1
  
Professionals 2
Arts and Media Professionals 1
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 3
Education Professionals 2
Health Professionals 100.4
ICT Professionals N/A*
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 2
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 1
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 3
Construction Trades Workers 4
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 3
Food Trades Workers 3
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 3
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 3
  
Community and Personal Service Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 3
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 2
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries N/A*
General Clerical Workers 1
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 1
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 2
  
Sales Workers 2
Sales Representatives and Agents 1
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 1
Sales Support Workers 3
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 4
Mobile Plant Operators 5
Road and Rail Drivers 5
Storepersons 4
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 4
Factory Process Workers 4
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 4
Food Preparation Assistants 2
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL223.8

*N/A – less than 10 finalised claims

Queensland

Technicians and trades  workers

Technicians and trades workers showed medium harm.

Within technicians and trades workers, construction trades  workers showed medium-high harm and automotive engineering trades workers represented  a notable proportion of claims.

Machinery operators  and drivers

All occupations within machinery operators and drivers were  medium-high harm. Road and rail drivers represented a notable proportion of  claims.

Labourers

Labourers showed the highest  harm and highest proportion of claims in Queensland.

Within labourers, the  following occupations were high harm:

  • other labourers
  • factory process workers
  • construction and mining labourers.

The following legend shows the five harm  levels and the corresponding shading:

Legend to heat maps and harm levels
Harm level: 1 - green Low harm 2 - yellow Medium-low harm 3 - orange Medium harm 4 - dark orange Medium-high harm 5 - red High harm
Heat map of Queensland
Heat map of Queensland
Occupation (1 and 2 digit ANZSCO) Harm level
Managers 1
Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators 2
Farmers and Farm Managers 2
Specialist Managers 1
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 2
  
Professionals 1
Arts and Media Professionals 1
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 1
Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 1
Education Professionals 3
Health Professionals 3
ICT Professionals 1
Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals 1
  
Technicians and Trades Workers 3
Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 2
Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers 3
Construction Trades Workers 4
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers 3
Food Trades Workers 3
Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers 3
Other Technicians and Trades Workers 3
  
Community and Personal Service Workers 3
Health and Welfare Support Workers 4
Carers and Aides 3
Hospitality Workers 2
Protective Service Workers 4
Sports and Personal Service Workers 2
  
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1
Office Managers and Program Administrators 1
Personal Assistants and Secretaries 1
General Clerical Workers 2
Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists 1
Numerical Clerks 1
Clerical and Office Support Workers 2
Other Clerical and Administrative Workers 2
  
Sales Workers 2
Sales Representatives and Agents 94.0
Sales Assistants and Salespersons 2
Sales Support Workers 3
  
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4
Machine and Stationary Plant Operators 4
Mobile Plant Operators 4
Road and Rail Drivers 4
Storepersons 4
  
Labourers 4
Cleaners and Laundry Workers 3
Construction and Mining Labourers 5
Factory Process Workers 5
Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 4
Food Preparation Assistants 3
Other Labourers 5
TOTAL 242.2

Last updated
28 August 2019