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Farm vehicles behind rise in farm deaths

Reported by Stephen | 12 Nov, 2018

Figures released by AgHealth Australia (previously known as the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety or ACAHS) show from January 1 2018 to September 30, 2018, there were a total of 49 fatal on-farm cases.

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Workplace fatality figures updated

Reported by Stephen | 14 Sep, 2018

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 95 Australian workers have been killed at work since the beginning of this year.

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Work-related fatality figures updated

Reported by Stephen | 27 Aug, 2018

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 83 Australian workers have been killed at work since the beginning of 2018.

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Worker death toll climbs

Reported by Stephen | 17 May, 2018

Latest Safe Work Australia data show as at 11 May, there have been 46 Australian workers killed at work in 2018.

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Worker death toll mounting in 2018

Reported by Stephen | 27 Mar, 2018

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

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DMIRS releases annual safety report

Reported by Stephen | 20 Feb, 2018

According to the report, one worker was killed and 313 workers suffered a serious lost time injury during 2016-17.

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Report shows nearly 22,000 hospitalised for on-farm injuries

Reported by Stephen | 12 Feb, 2018

A report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows almost 22,000 people were hospitalised due to a farm-related injury in the five-year period from 2010–11 to 2014–15. Over three-quarters (77%) of people hospitalised as a result of farm-related injuries were males. Hospitalisations for males were higher than for females across all age …

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Ten workplace fatalities in a month

Reported by Stephen | 02 Feb, 2018

Latest work-related fatality figures from Safe Work Australia show as at 25 January 2018, 10 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2018.