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Accident at Work

Blackwater Law ACCIDENTS AT WORK MOST COMMON WORK-RELATED CLAIMS Work-Related Deaths Serious Injuries Slips &Trips Needlestick Injuries Cases of Diagnosed Dangerous Occurrences Industrial Disease near miss incidents such as scaffold collapses, explosions, escape of dangerous substances or biological agents. FATAL INJURIES 148 FIRE RESCU workers were killed at work in 2012-13 THE SECTORS THAT ACCOUNT FOR THE HIGHEST RATES ARE: Waste & Recycling Agriculture 29 FATALITIES Construction 39 FATALITIES 10 FATALITIES EMPLOYER-REPORTED NON-FATAL INJURIES 78,222 other injuries to employees were reported under RIDDOR in 2012-13 (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995) 19,707 58,515 MAJOR ACCIDENTS OVER-7-DAY ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY: CAUSED BY: Slips & Trips 43% Slips & Trips 26% Falls from a height Handling, lifting or carrying 27% 13% ILL HEALTH & DISEASE 1200,000 REPORTED WORK-RELATED ILLNESSES 500,000 of these were new conditions which. started during the past year 700,000 were suffering from an illness which was caused or made worse by their past work. FATAL DISEASE fh 13000 DEATHS EACH YEAR FROM WORK RELATED DISEASES THE PRIMARY DISEASES DIAGNOSED ARE: Occupational Cancers Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 8,000 DEATHS EACH YEAR FROM OCCUPATIONAL CANCER THE BIGGEST CATEGORIES WITHIN OCCUPATIONAL CANCER ARE: Lung cancer from SILICA INHALATION Lung cancer from DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUSTS Lung cancer from ASBESTOS EXPOSURE Lung cancer from MINERAL OILS Breast cancer from SHIFT WORK LOST WORK 27,000,000 DAYS WERE LOST OVERALL IN 2011/12* DUE le TO WORK-RELATED ILL HEALTH OR INJURY JESDAY WEDNESDAY 4,300,000 due to workplace injury 13 12 22,700,000 due to work-related ill health 49 ECONOMIC COSTS TO BRITAIN WORKPLACE INJURIES & ILL HEALTH (EXCLUDING CANCER) COST SOCIETY AN ESTIMATED... £13.8 billion in 2010/11 Blackwater Law TELEPHONE: O800 083 5500 EMAIL: info@blackwaterlaw.co.uk WEB: blackwaterlaw.co.uk Design by Reflactdigital INFORMATION SOURCED FROM: www.HSE.GOV.UK/STATISTICS/OVERALL/HSSH 1213.PDF

Accident at Work

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This infographic cover accidents at the work place both fatal, ill heath and injury. This goes over each of these cases how its has effect those how have suffered from them. It also provides some inte...

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