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Our data

Lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR)1

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
3.0 3.02 4.5 4.8 5.7

1 LTIFR is the number of lost time injuries and medical treatment injuries per million hours worked.

2 Restated due to maturation of data.

Total recordable injury frequency rate (TRIFR)1

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
19.4 27.82 29.4 30.3 38.0

1 TRIFR is the number of lost time injuries and medical treatment injuries per million hours worked.

2 Restated due to maturation of data.

Workers' compensation claims

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
249 2831 396 483 518

1 Restated due to maturation of data.

Greenhouse gas emissions (tonnes CO2e)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Scope 1 & 21 Scope 32 Total Scope 1 & 2 Scope 3 Total Scope 1 & 2 Scope 3 Total Scope 1 & 2 Scope 3 Total Scope 1 & 2 Scope 3 Total
124,257 25,926 150,183 140,510 30,751 171,261 167,947 34,627 202,575 187,522 39,690 227,213 214,845 46,551 261,396

1 Scope 1 and 2 data includes emissions for businesses where we have operational control under the NGER Act, our emissions in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and several Asian countries and businesses.

2 Scope 3 data includes the indirect component of our scope 1 and 2 emissions (such as transmitting the electricity we use), emissions from waste disposal and air travel.

Energy use (petajoules)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
0.57 0.63 0.73 0.79 0.88

Water use (megalitres)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
NR NR NR NR 132

NR means data was not recorded or reported due to the acquisition of Bunnings UK & Ireland in 2016 or it is not material to the business.

Waste (tonnes)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Disposed Recycled Disposed Recycled Disposed Recycled Disposed Recycled Disposed Recycled
6,211 16,101 7,925 17,871 8,225 21,129 7,663 20,231 7,717 22,231

Community contributions ($ million)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Direct1 Indirect2 Total Direct Indirect Total Direct Indirect Total Direct Indirect Total Direct Indirect Total
0.3 1.1 1.4 0.6 2.4 3.1 1.3 1.7 3.0 1.4 2.2 3.6 1.5 1.1 2.5

1 Direct contributions include cash, product at cost and in-kind contributions at cost. This approach is consistent with the methodology outlined in the London Benchmarking Group Guidance on community contributions.

2 Indirect contributions are those made by others where a Wesfarmers business facilitated and supported the contribution, such as customer donations to an appeal at point of sale. This approach is consistent with the methodology outlined in the London Benchmarking Group Guidance on community contributions, which is specifically applied by Coles, Target and WesCEF.

Indigenous employment

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
175 155 136 161 107

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