Worker death toll mounting in 2018


The latest figures from Safe Work Australia shows 27 Australia workers have been killed at work this year.

Transport, postal & warehousing industry has so far recorded the highest number of workplace fatalities, with 13 deaths.

Construction industry with 6 fatalities comes second, while Agriculture, forestry & fishing comes third with three fatalities.

Other industries to have recorded fatalities this year include Manufacturing, Electricity, gas, water & waste services, Wholesale trade, Administrative & support services and Information media & telecommunications each one fatality.

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