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2017 Worker Fatalities

2017 Worker Fatalities

94 Australian Workplace Fatalities as of 29 June 2017

As of 29 June 2017,  sadly, 94 Australian Workers have died on the job 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 fatalities
year-to-date 2016

Transport, postal & warehousing
38
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
20
Construction
16
Arts & recreation services
4
Mining
1
Electricity, gas, water & waste services
3
Other services
0
Administrative & support services
0
Public administration & safety
3
Manufacturing
4
Information media & telecommunications
0
Retail trade
1
Wholesale trade
0
Health care & social assistance
1
Professional, scientific & technical services
0
Accommodation & food services
2
Education & training
0
Financial & insurance services
0
Rental, hiring & real estate services
1
Total worker deaths
94

 

Reference:

www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au


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