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Accident at work claims

ACCIDENTS AT WORK HOW MANY WORKERS WERE KILLED AT WORK? workers were killed 133 at work in 2013/14 89 44 workers were workers were employed self employed WHICH INDUSTRY SECTORS ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS? CONSTRUCTION AGRICULTURE WASTE & RECYCLING 42 27 4 DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS WHAT TYPE OF FATAL INJURIES? Over half the fatal injuries to workers were: FALL FROM HEIGHT CONTACT WITH BEING STRUCK BY MOVING MACHINERY A VEHICLE HOW MANY INJURIES OCCURRED AT WORK? In 2013/14, an estimated 629,000 workers had an accident at work of these injuries... 000 203 000 led to over 3 days absence from work of which 0000000 148 000 led to over 7 days absence WHAT TYPES OF INJURY? Falls and slips & trips, Handling was the most frequent cause of over-seven-day injury combined, account for over a third (35%) of employee injuries HOW MANY WORKING DAYS ARE LOST DUE TO INJURIES? An estimated 1.9 million 1.9m working days were lost due to handling injuries and slips & trips (LFS) PROSECUTIONS 94% 97% Health and Safety Local authorities Executive HSE prosecuted 92 cases, prosecuted 582 cases, with at least one with at least one conviction achieved in conviction secured in 89 cases (97%) 547 cases (94%) 13,790 NOTICES were issued by HSE and local authorities Prosecutions led to fines totalling £16,700,000 an average penalty of £18 944 per offence WHAT CAN AFFECT INJURY LEVELS? Occupation is the biggest influence on the risk of a New workers are Shift workers and at higher risk of injury than established part-time workers are at higher risk of workplace injury workplace injury workers Kent Compensation YOUR personal injury lauyers 01622 698002 is owned and operated by Whitehead Monckton Limited who are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. Whitehead Monckton Limited (no. 08366029), registered in England & Wales. Registered office 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1BL. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under no. 608279 Statistics sources HSE Statistics October 2014 Update RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 Labour Force Survey (LFS): Self-reported work-related illness (SWI) and workplace injuries Contains public sector information published by the Health and Safety Executive and licensed under the Open Government Licence

Accident at work claims

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Personal injury solicitors from Kent, Kent compensation have made this infographic looking at work related injury's and claims



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