Sixteen Australian workers killed in 2018 so far


The latest workplace fatality figures released by Safe Work Australia show 16 Australian workers have been killed at work since the beginning of 2018.

Transport, postal & warehousing industry has so far recorded the highest number of work-related fatalities with 8 deaths. Agriculture, forestry & fishing and Construction industries have each two fatalities.

Administrative & support services, Electricity, gas, water & waste services, Information media & telecommunications and Wholesale trade have each one fatality.

In 2017, 181 Australia workers died on the job, compared with 182 workers in 2016.

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