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2016 Worker Fatalities

2016 Worker Fatalities

81 Workplace Fatalities as of 7 July 2016

As of 7 July, sadly, 81 Workers have died on the job in Australia this year.

Safe Work Australia has released these statistics based on initial media reports and is preliminary estimate for the number of people killed while working.

 

Industry of workplace

Preliminary worker deaths
year-to-date 2016

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
23
Transport, postal & warehousing
25
Construction
10
Mining
2
Manufacturing
0
Arts & recreation services
5
Electricity, gas, water & waste services
4
Administrative & support services
0
Other services
3
Public administration & safety
1
Accommodation & food services
1
Health care & social assistance
2
Retail trade
1
Government administration & defence
0
Education & training
0
Financial & insurance services
0
Information media & telecommunications
2
Professional, scientific & technical services
2
Wholesale trade
0
Total worker deaths
81

 

Reference:

www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au


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