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Safe Work Australia updates workplace fatality figures

Dec 20th 2021

Safe Work Australia updates workplace fatality figures

Safe Work Australia has released the latest work related fatality figures.

The figures show as at 9 December 2021, 132 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2021.

The transport, postal & warehousing industry has recorded 46 fatalities, agriculture, forestry & fishing 25 fatalities and construction 20 fatalities.

According to Safe Work Australia, the manufacturing industry has seen 12 fatalities while the mining industry has lost 7 workers this year.

Other industries that have recorded fatalities include arts & recreation services and public administration & safety each 5 fatalities.

The figures show no work-related deaths have been reported in the financial & insurance services, information media & telecommunications, professional, scientific & technical services and rental, hiring & real estate services industries.

See Safe Work Australia’s latest workplace fatality figures here.

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