Minor injury

Minor injuries resulting from gas incidents show a decreasing trend over the reporting period with a slight increase in the number of incidents in the last two years as indicated in Figure 7.

Gas Report 2013-14 Fig 7
Gas Report 2013-14 Fig 7, by ggodsman

Figure 7

Minor injury per million population

40% of incidents resulting in minor injury were caused by operational defects related to component failure. A further 30% of incidents were caused by improper use or unskilled interference with gas equipment.