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Annual workplace injuries and ill-health 2015/16

10-11-2016

safety and health infographic showing workplace injury and ill-health statistics for 2015/16

 

Annual workplace injuries 2014/15

08-07-2015

safety and health infographic showing annual workplace injury statistics for 2014/15

This infographic was produced using statistics from provisional data released by the Health and Safety Executive. Further details can be found here.

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Workplace injuries cause 27 million working day loss in 2011/2012

04-02-2013

Workplace injuries cause 27 million working day loss in 2011/2012Workplace injury and work-related illness led to the loss of 27 million working days in 2011/2012, new figures have revealed. According to statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) towards the end of 2012, 173 people were killed while at work, and 111,000 other injuries suffered …

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Infographic - ladder injury statistics

11-09-2012
Ladder injury Statistics



Courtesy of: ladders-direct.com


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Fatal injury statistics for 2010/11

03-10-2011

Summary for 2010/11

  • The provisional figure for the number of workers fatally injured in 2010/11 is 171, and corresponds to a rate of fatal injury of 0.6 per 100,000 workers.
  • Given that these statistics are based on a count of events that are rare, they are highly subject to chance variation from on…

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Safety statistics show fall in leaks and injuries offshore

19-07-2011

The number of offshore oil and gas leaks that could potentially lead to a major incident has fallen, according to new safety statistics released today (Tuesday 19 July)

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that there were 73 major or significant hydrocarbon releases associated wit…

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HSE states that the 2010/11 fatal injuries figure "reinforces an underlying downward trend"

29-06-2011

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirms that the provisional figure for the number of workers fatally injured  in 2010/11 is 171 (which corresponds to a rate of fatal injury of 0.6 per 100,000 workers).

"Given that these statistics are based on a count of events that are rare, they are hig…

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Fatally injured workers figures published

28-06-2011

New official statistics published today show the number of workers killed in Britain last year has increased.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released provisional data for the year April 2010 to March 2011, which shows the number of workers killed was 171 an increase on the previous year, …

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Quarterly release of fatal injuries - first nine months of 2010/11

03-05-2011

Published at the end of March, the quarterly fatal injury figures for the period April to December 2010 provide emerging details of the count of workplace fatal injuries in 2010/11:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/fatalquarterly.htm?ebul=stats/apr-11&cr=02

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National Statistics 2009/10

03-05-2011

The following statistics are, or will shortly be, available for the period of 2009/10:

Blood lead exposure: 

The latest annual data based on HSE's exposure to lead study. The update includes the working population in the lead industry, exposure by lead industrial classification and data on the num…

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