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Tuesday, 1 November 1983
Page: 2153

Question No. 346


Mr Ronald Edwards asked the Treasurer, 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 Keating —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Records held by the various agencies within the Treasurer's portfolio produce the following analysis:

No. of claims No. No.

No. not out- Year

Male Female accepted accepted standing

1978 2 1 3 . . . . 1979 . . 6 6 . . . . 1980 1 26 26 1 . . 1981 7 129 133 1 2 1982 8 189 151 7 39 1983 (up

to 31

August) 1 99 58 2 40

Total 19 450 377 11 81

The claims were submitted in respect of the following activities:

Keyboard 335 Clerical 90 Cleaning 6 Telling 18 Lifting 6 Kitchen work 10 Other 4

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