It was recently revealed by that the construction industry is among the top 3 most dangerous in Australia.

Agriculture, fishing and forestry has been named the most high risk industry in Australia, averaging 14 fatalities for every 100 000 workers in 2016. In the same period the construction industry had a rate of 3.3 fatalities per 100 000 workers.

The construction industry also has a serious injury rate of 16 per 1000 employees.In 2016 there were 35 deaths in this industry, exceeded only by the transport, postal and warehousing industry with 47 fatalities and the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry.



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