According to Safe Work Australia more than 100 Australian workers have died on the job since the start of this year.
The report by Safe Work revealed as at 8 September 2015 that 100 workers had lost their lives at work. The industry with the highest fatality rate is the transport, postal and warehousing industry with 18 fatalities recorded in 2015.
The Agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded 25 fatalities followed by the construction industry in third place with 14 fatalities. The mining industry is in fourth place with 10 fatalities recorded.
Safe Work Australia has identified the construction industry as one of the priority industries due to its hazardous nature.