We rely on the media to be our messenger, assuming the ‘news’ to be authentic and accurate. In the high-risk construction industry, we trust that workers’ safety is the top priority and expect workplace fatalities and injuries to be spotlighted for public scrutiny.

However, if we read the mainstream media and explore its basis for reporting, we discover corrupted worker safety records and uncover that the horrendous outcomes for workers are heavily censored. So what do we find when we lift the lid on Australia’s scandalous workplace safety record and throw some light…