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Serious injury due to transport accidents involving a railway train, Australia, 1999-00 to 2003-04

Summary

The purpose of this publication is to provide a national overview of serious non-fatal injury in Australia due to transport accidents involving a railway train in the period 1999-00 to 2003-04, including level crossing accidents. The definition of transport injury used in this report excludes injuries given an external cause of intentional self harm, assault or undetermined intent (terms that are defined in the report).

This report includes all injuries that were serious enough to require hospitalisation but did not result in death.

Publication available from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare website

Type: Research and Analysis Report
Topics: Crash data, Fatality, Head, Injury
Publication Date: 10/10/07

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