HSE Publishes Annual Figures
The HSE has published provisional annual data for work-related fatalities, as well as figures from those known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. What do the results show?
HSE data shows that 137 workers were fatally injured in 2016/17, the second lowest number on recorded; 2542 people died from mesothelioma.
If you’re in the WASTE AND RECYCLING SECTOR, get ready for HSE attention as the fatl incident rate is 15 times the industry average.