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Date PostedJanuary 19, 2018

2017 Almost As Many Workers Killed as 2016

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Workplace health and safety didn’t improve much in 2017 from the previous year, if Safe Work Australia fatality figures are anything to go by.

In 2017 there were 173 Australian workers killed on the job (as at 22 December), just 9 less than the previous year. In 2016, there were 182 Australian workers killed on the job, with the highest number of fatalities coming from the transport industry.

The Agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the second highest number of fatalities with 46, 2 more than in 2016 when 44 workers were killed.

The construction industry recorded 30 fatalities.

Read more http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/12/workplace-death-toll-approaches-2016-total/#.Wk7tCzclE1k

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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