This report from New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) examines the relationship between future-of-work trends and work-related safety outcomes, using information on work-related injury claims.

NZWRI take advantage of Stats NZ’s integrated data, which provides rich information on work-related injuries and the characteristics of workers and their workplaces. This includes key future-of-work explanatory variables drawn from the Business Operations Survey 2018’s module on the ‘Changing nature of work’.

A final report and a supporting literature review are available for download.

Workplace safety and the future of work NZ (PDF 2.2 MB)
Workplace health and safety and the future of work in NZ literature review (PDF 1.4 MB)