According to Safe Work Australia there have been 45 workers killed this year in Australia, but yet another death has occurred, this time in south west Brisbane.
A man was killed when he was struck in the head by machinery at a construction site.
The man, believed to be in his thirties was airlifted to hospital where he died a short while after.
The man was flown to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition. The incident is under investigation by Wokrplace Health and Safety Queensland.