Thursday 17 November 2016
SafeWork SA has issued a briefing note on work-related road fatalities.
Work-related road crashes account for 1 in 3 occupational fatalities in Australia and 15% of the national road toll. Work-related road crashes incur a greater average time lost in worker absence than any other claim.
So far in 2016, there have been a total of 18 work-related fatalities in South Australia of which 12 have been work-related road fatalities compared to six in the traditional workplace setting. This compares to 14 fatalities in 2015 with only five road-related.
In 2014 there were 13 fatalities with eight being road-related.
Click here to download the briefing note.