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Tuesday, 11 October 1983
Page: 1609

Question No. 351


Mr Ronald Edwards asked the Minister for Housing and Construction, upon notice, on 23 August 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 Hurford —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Settled/

Year

Sex

Injury

Work Performed

Outstanding

1978

M

Lateral Epicondylitis

Using mattock and hammer

Settled

M

Ganglion

Lifting furniture

Settled

M

Tenosynovitis

Plumbing

Settled

M

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Concreting

Settled

1979

M

Tenosynovitis

Carpentry

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Plumbing

Settled

1980

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Refrigeration Mechanic

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Painting

Settled

M

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Painting

Settled

1981

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tendonitis

Data processing

Settled

F

Aggravation cervical spondylosis

Data processing

Settled

M

Tenosynovitis

Painting

Settled

M

Tenosynovitis

Electrician

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Plumbing

Settled

M

Ganglion

Plumbing

Settled

M

Tendonitis

Carpentry

Settled

M

Tendonitis

Carpentry

Settled

1982

F

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Typing

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Settled

F

Ganglion

Typing

Settled

F

Strained wrist and forearm

Typing

Settled

F

Tendonitis

Data processing

Settled

M

Sore wrist

Carpentry

Settled

M

Injured elbow

Carpentry

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Carpentry

Settled

M

Sprained wrist

Painting

Settled

M

Tennis elbow

Painting

Settled

1983

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

Typing

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

Clerical work

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

Drafting

Outstanding

F

Tenosynovitis

VDU Keyboard

Outstanding

M

Tenosynovitis

Lifting and hammering

Outstanding

F

Sore wrists

Typing

Outstanding

M

Quervain's disease

Painting

Settled

F

Tenosynovitis

Telephonist duties

Settled

F

Neck and back strain

Using mail trolley

Settled