Preliminary worker deaths by industry of workplace whs states

Preliminary worker deaths by industry of workplace

Recently Safe Work Australia released data regarding the number of deaths in the workplace. Our thoughts go out to the families, friends and co-workers of those affected. Please take care of all those around you, life is simply too short.


As at 27 April 2023 : 45 Australian workers have been killed at work this year.

Preliminary worker deaths by industry of workplace

Industry of workplace Preliminary worker deaths year to date, 27 April 2022  Preliminary worker deaths year to date , 27 April 2023 
Accommodation & food services10
Administrative & support services00
Agriculture, forestry & fishing145
Arts & recreation services04
Education & training00
Electricity, gas, water & waste services41
Financial & insurance services00
Health care & social assistance11
Information media & telecommunications00
Other services21
Professional, scientific & technical services10
Public administration & safety41
Rental, hiring & real estate services00
Retail trade  01
Transport, postal & warehousing2920
Wholesale trade 00
Total worker deaths 6645