Archive: November, 2022
Petrol and diesel were the most common hazardous substances, causing the majority of hospitalisation relating to flammable materials (67 incidents), smoke and flames (21 incidents), and organic solvents/hydrocarbons (23 incidents),...
We have recently published the latest results from our Asthma hospitalisation factsheet. Here are the main findings.
Children (0–14 years) are most likely to be injured from hazardous substances in the home through unintentional ingestion, with 0 - 4 year olds being most affected.
In 2020–2021, occupational lead notification rates for Pacific Peoples (11.
Lead-based paint is responsible for over a third of non-occupational lead notifications, 142 cases since 2017. It also results in the second highest median blood lead level, 0.