# Workplace accidents

All time
Lowest number of work-related fatalities since records began reported in 2021
Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018
47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)
"When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again"
McDonald's worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn
Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
Number of workplace deaths in 2012 down by 13 per cent