According to Safe Work Australia there have been a staggering number of workplace deaths this year, in addition to a number of injuries, varying from minor to serious. A total of 14 workers have died throughout the country so far in 2013, with the most number of deaths occuring in the construction industry.
The statistics obtained from Safe Work Australia record the number of work fatalities and injuries and prepares reports based on the data. According to the reports we still have a long way to go in order to prioritise worker safety in Australia.
Read the full article here: Seven Construction Deaths This Year
This disturbing statistic is underpinned by breaking news that a crane operator fell to his death in Melbourne’s CBD on Monday Morning. (via ABC News)
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