WORKPLACE Health and Safety Queensland released statistics detailing WHS issues in agriculture. There are around 1700 general workplace injuries in agriculture each year, affecting one in every 25 agricultural workers. One in every 35 workers suffers a serious injury. Around $22 million is paid out annually for agricultural workers compensation claims. In agriculture, on average, 50 days are lost for injuries needing time off work, compared to an average of 43 days for all industries.