The workplace fatality rate dropped by 44% between 2007 and 2015. Let’s make sure this trend continues.
About this seminar
Fatalities at work are devastating for everyone involved: workers, their family, their employer and the wider community too. This infographic provides a snapshot into the rates of fatalities in the workplace and key areas of concern for work health and safety.
Data from the infographic
195 workers died in 2015
187 (96%) of fatalities were men
¼ of fatalities were from a vehicle collision in 2015
Agriculture, forestry and fishing highest fatality rate 16.7 deaths per 100,000 workers in 2015
Almost 50% of fatalities were in 2 industries: transport, postal & warehousing and agriculture, forestry & fishing
Fatality rate decreased by 44% between 2007 & 2015
Who is this seminar for?
Work health and safety professionals, researchers and other stakeholders who are interested in statistics about work-related fatalities and injuries. This infographic will also interest workers and employers, specifically those in high-fatality industries, such as agriculture, construction and transport.
About the presenters
Safe Work Australia collects data and conducts research into workplace fatalities, and this infographic uses data drawn from the report listed below.