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Tuesday, 1 November 1983
Page: 2156

Question No. 450


Mr Ronald Edwards asked the Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, upon notice, on 6 September 1983:

Is the Minister able to provide an analysis of claims for compensation resulting from repetitive strain injury in the Minister's Department for each of the years 1978 to 1983.


Mr Willis —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Repetitive Strain Injury

Number of Number Number Sex of Type or

claims settled outstanding claimant work performed

1978 2 2 . . Female Typing duties, matching 1979 1 1 . . Female Clerical 1980 3 2 1 Female Steno-secretarial typing/telex, typing 1981 2 2 . . Female Clerical, typing 1982 6 5 1 Female Steno-secretarial Clerical, typing, filing 1983 10 4 6 Female (9) male (1) Word-processing, steno-secretarial, typing, clerical report-writing

AUSTRALIAN TRADE UNION TRAINING AUTHORITY

No claims received to date.