Summary of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics 2007-08

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The Health and Safety Authority’s annual Summary of Statistics presents information on reported workplace incidents in a variety of different formats. There were 7658 non-fatal incidents reported to the Authority by employers in 2008, an approximate 9% reduction on the total for 2007. A total of 57 work related deaths were reported with a doubling of the rate in the agriculture and forestry sectors, a trend that was mirrored in the manufacturing sector. In contrast to this was a significant reduction in fishing fatalities, with one fatal incident recorded compared to 12 in 2007.

Year : 2009

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