Safe Work Australia Releases Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia 2018 Report

Safe Work Australia has released the Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia 2018 report.

The report released by Safe Work Australia’s Chair, Diane Smith-Gander on Thursday offers a summary of statistics on national work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities.

Safe Work Australia said the data used in the report has been compiled from jurisdictions, the National Coronial Information Service and the media.

Ms Smith-Gander encouraged Australians to use the trends, comparisons and industry breakdowns within this publication.

“Understanding the national work-related injury, disease and fatality statistics can help reduce work-related fatalities, injury, illness and disease”, said Ms Smith-Gander.

“I would like those who read this publication to remember that every number in the publication represents a life changed forever.

“While there is a 47 per cent decrease in the national workplace fatality rate since 2007, there were still 191 workplace fatalities and every worker fatality is one too many” said Ms Smith-Gander.

Read the Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia 2018 report.

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