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.