“The aim of this report is to present the findings from the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset for the period between the 1st of June 2015 and the 31st May 2016. Nineteen (19) organisations from across Australia contributed incident and participation data using the UPLOADS Software Tool and UPLOADS Lite during this period. The qualitative sections of the incident reports, describing the contributing factors involved in incidents, were coded using the UPLOADS Accident Analysis Method by the research team.
In total, 485 incidents were reported over the 12-month period including: 351 injury-related incidents; 74 illness-related incidents; 34 near miss incidents; 13 incidents involving social or psychological outcomes; and 13 reports of equipment damage. This report presents the findings from analyses of the injury, illness, and near miss incidents…”