The Safe Work Australia Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report shows 10 more people died in work-related incidents in March than in the previous month.
A total of 23 male workers and three female bystanders died in March; six of the workers and all three of the bystanders died in incidents on public roads.
The causes of the other deaths were:
• hit by a falling object (5)
• fell from a height (4)
• electrocuted (2)
• involved in vehicle incidents not on public roads (2)
• involved in an explosion (1)
• hit by a moving object other than a vehicle (1)
• hit by an animal (1)
• assault (1)
More deaths took place in construction and transport and storage than other workplaces.
For more details, visit Safe Work Australia.