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Health & Safety Performance Report

Our annual Health and Safety Performance Report is an important long-term initiative of the Australian chemistry industry. It has provided detailed insights into the industry’s health and safety performance since 2000.

The Report also plays an important role in promoting the principles of health and safety to the industry’s value chain partners, external stakeholders, and the broader community. Through the Report and accompanying events and communications, we are able to share examples of best practice approaches implemented by our members and encourage others to take action

Health and Safety 13 years improved performace 

We are proud to present the results of the 2017 Health and Safety Performance Report.

The Report shows improvement for the fourteenth consecutive year against the industry’s key metric, Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR).

Chemistry Australia member companies continue to represent one of the safest sectors operating in Australia.

Health and Safety Performance Report 2016

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Highlights from the latest Report:

  • 15,389 employees covered
  • 28 million hours worked
  • Improved performance for the 14th consecutive year (against key metric LTIFR 5-year rolling average)
  • On track to achieve the 2020 industry reduction target
  • Five years without a reported fatality
  • New metrics provide fresh insight into areas for future improvement

Additional resources for participants

Every company that participates in the Health and Safety Performance Report receives a confidential Benchmarking Report.

This valuable tool allows members to benchmark their own results against peers, promote internal discussion, gain new insights and generate ideas to drive further improvements in their workplace.

Related programs

Health and safety is one of the industry’s core commitments under the Responsible Care® program. It is also fundamental to the industry’s social licence to operate, as outlined in the Strategic Industry Roadmap.

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