Safe Work Australia has released the latest monthly notifiable fatality report and according to it, there were 21 workplace deaths reported in December 2017.
According to the report 6 fatalities were categorised as vehicle incidents – air crash while 5 involved vehicle incidents on a public road. Three fatalities involved being hit by a falling object and one vehicle incident – other. There were 4 other fatalities.
Two of the fatalities were from the construction and manufacturing workplaces.
Fourteen male workers were killed as well as 3 male bystanders. Two female workers as well as 2 female bystanders were also killed.