ACC Falls data

ACC claims relating to accidents caused by an action categorized as falling (i.e. slipping, tripping, misjudging a step, etc.).

Injury Prevention:

Staying free from falls

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  • in home strength and balance classes
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  • home safety checklist
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The information provided is based on the following criteria/considerations.

The data has been extracted based on the following criteria:
  • The claim has an accident cause equal to one of the following: - Loss Balance/Personal Contrl, - Loss of Consciousness/Sleep, - Misjudgement of Support, - Slipping, Skidding on Foot, - Something Giving way Underfoot, - Tripping or Stumbling
  • The claim was lodged or active in the period between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2018.
  • The claim has a cover decision equal to "Accept".
Caveats / Notes:
  • Costs provided are exclusive of GST.
  • Costs are based on payment date. Payment date may be different to the date of service.
  • Accredited employer claims are excluded from the information.
  • A financial year is 1 July to 30 June.
  • Any instances of client gender, age, ethnicity, or accident location that are missing are not included in the information.
  • ACC is reliant on the information a person provides on their ACC45 injury claim form which is completed when they seek medical treatment for their injury.
  • Data were extracted on 17 September 2018 and may differ if re-run at a later date.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Damian Lawler
Maintainer Damian Lawler
Update frequency Annual
Created 2018-09-28
Date modified 2018-10-03
Language English
Source Identifier
Record created September 30, 2018, Last Updated January 16, 2019