Numbers killed at work reduces but mesothelioma deaths on the rise – Compass Skills Training

03333580340

Search
Close this search box.

New figures released today indicate the number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen to the lowest annual rate on record.

Provisional data released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveals that 133 workers were fatally injured between April 2013 and March 2014, compared with 150 in the previous year.

The overall rate of fatal injury has dropped to 0.44 per 100,000 workers, compared to 0.51 in 2012/13.

See the full HSE press release here: http://press.hse.gov.uk/2014/new-figures-show-all-time-low-in-fatal-injuries-to-workers/?ebul=hsegen&cr=3/07-jul-14

Produced by Compass Management Solutions Ltd: CITB Training and Health and Safety Consultants Chorley, Lancashire. Courses include NVQ Level 6 Site Management https://compass-ms.co.uk/construction-site-nvq-level-6/