This table is a confronting real view of our Nations worker fatalities this year. A very sad reminder of our responsibilities to keep our employees safe at all times so after a day’s work they can return home to their loved ones.
These are statistics as of 22nd November 2016, the number is based on initial media reports, once the appropriate authority has investigated the death Safe Work Australia updates details of the incident. The below table show shows you workers deaths by industry of workplace*
*Ranked in descending order, and then on alphabetical order for industries with no fatalities
**Mining fatalities include fatalities that occur in coal mining, oil & gas extraction, metal ore mining, gavel and sand quarrying, and services to mining sectors
*** Included notifiable fatalities that occurred overseas
Table & statistics taken from Safe Work Australia