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Health and Safety Statistics for 2017-18 Are Here: Areas Where You Can Improve
Health and Safety Statistics for 2017-18 Are Here: Areas Where You Can Improve
Every year, the HSE releases updated workplace health and safety statistics, providing employers with the opportunity to see how their company ranks in terms of health and safety initiatives, as well as highlighting key areas for improvement. This year’s data revealed a total of 144 workplace fatalities—nearly a 5 per cent increase from the previous year. Review these key figures from the...

Finding Trends in 2018 Fatality Figures
Finding Trends in 2018 Fatality Figures
The HSE’s recent annual workplace fatality figures report revealed that 144 workers suffered fatal injuries between April 2017 and March 2018—an additional nine deaths compared to the previous year. The report identified the following trends:
The top three causes of fatal injuries include workers falling from height, being struck by a moving vehicle and being struck by a moving object....

HSE Releases 2016/17 Statistics
HSE Releases 2016/17 Statistics

The HSE recently published its 2016/17 health and safety statistics report, which provides a way for your organisation to review how it fares in regard to the rest of the country. Here are six key figures from 2016-17:

1. An estimated 516,000 individuals were diagnosed with an illness that they contracted through their workplace environments.

2. More than 31 million working...