Transportation and Storage
The Transportation and Storage Sector covers a range of work activities such as:
· land transport,
· storage and warehousing and
· postal and courier activities.
Official figures indicate that upwards of 93,000 people are employed in this sector.
The sector is male dominated with females accounting for only a fifth of workers.
Non-Irish nationals account for approximately 12% of the workers.
The fatal accident rate for this sector is the third highest (after construction and agriculture) with an average rate of 5.45 per 100,000 employed.
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