Latest fatality figures released

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Safe Work Australia has released the latest workplace fatality figures.

The figures show 77 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2019.

Transport, postal & warehousing has recorded the highest number of fatalities, with 25 deaths. Agriculture, forestry & fishing have seen 17 fatalities while the Construction industry has so far lost 11 workers.

There have been 7 fatalities in Public administration & safety, 6 in the Electricity, gas, water & waste services industry and 5 in the mining industry.

Professional, scientific & technical services and Wholesale trade have each two fatalities, while manufacturing and Other services have one fatality each.

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