Data from the infograph
Average of 41 workers killed each year in the agriculture industry (2005 to 2014)
|Worker deaths involved a vehicle||75%|
|Workers killed in a single vehicle incident||67%|
|Workers killed while mustering||7%|
|Fatalities occurred on a farm||85%|
Average of 2980 serious claims in the agriculture industry per year (2004–05 to 2013–14)
|Serious claims due to vehicle incidents||7%|
|Serious claims due to falls from a height||11%|
|Serious claims due to muscular stress while handling objects||12%|
|Serious claims due to being hit by an animal||10%|
The combination of hazards including remote and isolated work, makes agriculture one of the most dangerous industries in which to work.
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