Written Answers. - Compensation Payments.

Eamon Gilmore

Ceist:

88 Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for Defence the total amount paid out in personal injuries, other than hearing loss claims, to members of the Defence Forces, civilians working for the Defence Forces and other civilians in each of the past five years; the main headings under which the claims were made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18769/03]

Details of the amounts paid in compensation in personal injury claims, other than hearing loss, in the past five years and the categories concerned is contained in the tabular statement which will be circulated in the Official Report.

Year

Year Claim Category

Paid

1999

A. Slip Trip Fall

€1,067,213.59

1999

B. R.T.A. – resulting in material damage with or without personal injuries

€313,065.63

1999

E. Handling/Lifting/Carrying

€176,174.98

1999

F. Sport

€334,131.58

1999

G. Weapons/Explosives/Amn

€144,750.14

1999

H. Contact With Moving Machinery Parts

€31,743.45

1999

T. Injury to property(any act or omission by members of the D.F leading to loss or damage to public or private property including vehicles)

€444,931.64

1999

W. Illness

€19,046.07

1999

Y. Others/Unclassified

€395,205.71

Total Paid 1999

€2,926,262.78

2000

A. Slip Trip Fall

€1,247,440.34

2000

B. R.T.A. – resulting in material damage with or without personal injuries

€459,277.67

2000

E. Handling/Lifting/Carrying

€191,487.50

2000

F. Sport

€50,789.52

2000

G. Weapons/Explosives/Amn

€3,453,687.57

2000

J. Medical

€114,276.43

2000

Machinery

€41,266.49

2000

T. Injury to property (any act or omission by members of the D.F leading to loss or damage to public or private property including vehicles)

€434,546.41

2000

W. Illness

€130,647.11

2000

Y. Others/Unclassified

€610,904.29

Total Paid 2000

€6,734,323.33

2001

A. Slip Trip Fall

€685,169.71

2001

B. R.T.A. – resulting in material damage with or without personal injuries

€1,195,267.98

2001

C. Transport/Personal Injuries/No Material Damage

€50,789.52

2001

E. Handling/Lifting/Carrying

€482,977.89

2001

F. Sport

€149,194.22

2001

G. Weapons/Explosives/Amn

€85,072.45

2001

H. Contact With Moving Machinery Parts

€396,209.07

2001

J. Medical

€6,348.69

2001

N. Falling Objects

€26,348.69

2001

O. Struck By Something Collapsing/Overturning

€60,312.56

2001

T. Injury to property (any act or omission by members of the D.F leading to loss or damage to public or private property including vehicles)

€158,424.53

2001

U. Matters Arising Out Of Interpersonal Contact

€9,523.04

2001

V. Adverse Operational/Training Incident Not Otherwise Classifiable

€101,579.05

2001

W. Illness

€444,993.68

2001

X. Food Safety Matters

€71,527.27

2001

Y. Others/Unclassified

€477,390.46

Total Paid 2001

€4,401,128.81

2002

A. Slip Trip Fall

€902,907.18

2002

B. R.T.A. – resulting in material damage with or without personal injuries

€897,518.28

2002

C. Transport/Personal Injuries/No Material Damage

€413,100.61

2002

E. Handling/Lifting/Carrying

€505,246.48

2002

F. Sport

€50,000.00

2002

G. Weapons/Explosives/Amn

€2,155,399.06

2002

H. Contact With Moving Machinery Parts

€29,507.00

2002

I. Working With Hand Operated Or Portable Equipment

€105,587.79

2002

J. Medical

€39,934.24

2002

N. Falling Objects

€35,000.00

2002

O. Struck By Something Collapsing/Overturning

€34,282.93

2002

Q. Exposure Or Contact With Harmful Substances

€253,947.61

2002

T. Injury to property (any act or omission by members of the D.F leading to loss or damage to public or private property including vehicles)

€2,756.53

2002

U. Matters Arising Out Of Interpersonal Contact

€136,004.80

2002

W. Illness

€896,349.15

2002

Y. Others/Unclassified

€17,887.78

Total Paid 2002

€6,475,429.44

2003

A. Slip Trip Fall

€534,500.00

2003

B. R.T.A. – resulting in material damage with or without personal injuries

€150,925.39

2003

C. Transport/Personal Injuries/No Material Damage

€87,886.86

2003

E. Handling/Lifting/Carrying

€473,312.56

2003

G. Weapons/Explosives/Amn

€1,150,000.00

2003

I. Working With Hand Operated Or Portable Equipment

€32,000.00

2003

N. Falling Objects

€19,000.00

Year

Year Claim Category

Paid

2003

O. Struck By Something Collapsing/Overturning

€7,500.00

2003

T. Injury to property(any act or omission by members of the D.F leading to loss or damage to public or private property including vehicles)

€1,994.31

2003

V. Adverse Operational/Training Incident Not Otherwise Classifiable

€90,000.00

2003

W. Illness

€50,881.00

2003

Y. Others/Unclassified

€72,753.14

Total Paid 2003 to date

€2,670,753.26

Question No. 89 answered with Question No. 74.