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Date Posted19/09/2018

Latest Work Related Fatality Figures

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So far in 2018 there have been 83 workplace fatalities across Australia, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Notifiable Fatalities Report.

According to figures the Agriculture, forestry & fishing industry has recorded the most workplace fatalities – 26, followed by the transport, postal & warehousing industry with 24 fatalities. The construction industry had the third highest number of fatalities at 14.

Other industries to make the list include the manufacturing industry with 6 fatalities and the mining industry with 5 fatalities. The wholesale industry had 3 fatalities.

Safe Work Australia said more detailed information would become available following investigations by the appropriate authorities. In 2017 there were 187 workplace fatalities across Australia.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/08/work-related-fatality-figures-updated-2/#.W51dt_YlHQV

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