annual workplace fatality figures


Figures show agriculture remains the worst performing industrial sector

HSE has published a report detailing that agriculture has the worst rate of fatal injuries of all the major industrial sectors. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2020/21

Provisional data shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year. Read More

HSA releases Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics, 2018-2019

The Health and Safety Authority’s Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality presents the most recently available data on occupational deaths, injuries and illnesses in Ireland. Read More

Britain remains one of the safest places to work in the world, according to latest HSE statistics

Health and Safety Executive has released its annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain. Read More

Report published into fatal injuries in agriculture, forestry and fishing in Britain

The HSE has issued a report that shows agriculture has the one of the worst rates of worker fatal injury in Great Britain. Last year, 21 people were killed in agriculture, one was a child. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2019/20

The construction sector has had the highest number of workplace fatalities over the last 12 months, with falling from height still recorded as the most common cause of work-related death. The latest HSE figures also highlight the risks to older workers, with 27% of fatal injuries occurring to workers aged over 60. Read More

HSE publishes 2018/19 workplace fatality figures

The HSE has released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19, in addition to the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2017. Read More

Rise in workplace deaths revealed in 2017/18 workplace fatality figures

Annual figures for work-related injuries for 2017/18, released today by the HSE, reveal that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018 (a rate of 0.45 per 100,000 workers). Read More

2016/17 workplace fatality figures show deaths are down – but it’s “no cause for celebration”

The HSE’s latest provisional workplace fatality figures show that 137 people died at work in 2016/17, the second lowest year Read More

2015/2016 workplace fatality figures published

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released, with 2015/16 figures slightly up from Read More



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