workplace deaths


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

Get ready for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2017

  As with last year, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) 2017 is set to be observed on Friday the 28 Read More

A life-saving strategy to cut fatalities

Melvyn French argues that current efforts to reduce the number of workplace deaths from accidents are failing. Unless practitioners drill Read More

Construction deaths report supports statutory directors’ duties

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has finally published the long-awaited report into the underlying causes of fatal accidents in the construction industry. Read More

‘Ladders are responsible for nearly 40% of all falls from height investigations’, says the HSE

According to the HSE, working at height remains one of the biggest cause of fatalities and major injuries in the workplace. Read More



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