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Date Posted06/10/2017

The Latest Fatality Report Released for Australian Workplace Fatalities

The latest figures from Safe Work Australia reveals that an alarming 120 workers in Australia have been killed while on duty in 2017.

The industries with the highest number of fatalities were as follows,

  1. Transport, postal & warehousing – 47 fatalities
  2. Agriculture, forestry & fishing – 27 fatalities
  3. Construction – 23 fatalities
  4. Arts & recreation services – 5 fatalities

The construction industry consistently appears in the top highest risk industries in Australia despite this, it is a lucrative industry which many people find very rewarding. If you’re interested in this exciting sector, you will need to complete safety induction training first, mandated by federal law.Find out more about white card online training here.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/09/safe-work-australia-updates-fatality-figures/#.WdaD49G1vIV

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