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SafeWork Australia Says 56 People Killed in Workplace Related Incidents Thus Far

Workplace health and safety should be the main priority on every construction site, however taking into account the number of workplace fatalities that have occurred in the industry this year, this does not seem be the case. The construction industry

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Latest Work Related Fatality Figures

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

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Parents of Worker Killed in Workplace Accident Push for Industrial Manslaughter Laws

The parents of a worker crushed to death on a work site are still waiting for answers as to what happened the day their son died. The tragedy has prompted the parents to call for industrial manslaughter laws. Parents Dave

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SafeWork Releases Latest Notifiable Fatalities Report

The latest notifiable fatalities report for December 2017 has been released by SafeWork Australia. Twenty-one workers were killed due to workplace accidents, 17 male and 4 female. Five of the people killed were bystanders and the remainder were workers. The

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Union Wants Harsher Sentences for Workplace Fatalities

The CFMEU, one the biggest unions in WA has called on the government to follow a Victorian Labor party commitment and introduce 20 year jail sentences and multi-million dollar fines for those employers who fail to prevent workplace fatalities. The

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More People Killed on Vic Worksites in 2017

WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers and employees to work together to improve safety following the revelation that 27 people were killed on worksites in the state in 2017. This was the highest number of workplace fatalities since 2009. WorkSafe’s Head

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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, Transport, postal & warehousing – 47

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Safe Work Australia Released February 2017 Notifiable Fatalities Report

Safe Work Australia released its latest notifiable fatalities monthly report for February 2017 and so far there have been 20 work related notifiable fatalities. The report provides a national summary of work related traumatic fatalities. Three fatalities were from the

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Workplace Deaths for 2017 Soar

Alarming figures from Safe Work Australia reveal that as at 27 February 2017, 28 Australian workers have lost their lives on the job. While the transport, postal and warehousing sector accounts for the highest number of workplace fatalities with 10

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Two Injured and One Dead following Disastrous Weekend of Work

Last weekend wasn’t a good one for work safety, in fact 2 men died while another was critically injured in 3 separate workplace incidents. On Saturday a man died at a property in East Gippsland when the quad bike he

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