Five fatal injury facts

With HSE releasing the ‘Workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain, 2019’ here are our five fatal injury facts 

  1. The UK consistently has one of the lowest fatal injury rates in the EU 
     
  2. Falling from height caused the largest proportion of fatalities in the workplace during 2018/19  
     
  3. The North East of England had the lowest number of fatal injuries in Great Britain for 2018/19 
     
  4. 92 members of the public were killed as a result of a work-connected accident in 2018/19
     
  5. Waste industry had the lowest number of fatalities per sector in 2018/19  

 

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The full report that these figure were taken from can be found on HSE's website. Please follow this link http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/pdf/fatalinjuries.pdf