HSE have released their annual figures which look at fatal accidents in the workplace in the UK. The construction and agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors continue to account for the greatest number of workers killed in fatal accidents each year.
The main kinds of fatal accidents are falls from height, struck by a moving object and struck by a moving vehicle. These together account for for around two thirds of fatal injuries to workers in 2022 - 2023.
You can download a full report in PDF format on fatal accidents in the workplace hereDisclaimer: he legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.
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