Fatal accidents at work claims

Fatal accidents at work claims

Fatal accident at work solicitors are here to help families who have lost a loved one who has been killed at work due to the negligence of the employer/employees or contractors on site.

Many fatalities at work arise due to breaches of health and safety law and as such the Health and Safety Executive will be empowered to investigate the cause of death to establish.

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Fatal injuries at work claim statistics HSE

The Health and Safety Executive in their report into fatal accidents at work claims say:

There were 27 fatal injuries to workers in agriculture, lower than the five year average of 32. The rate of fatal injury in 2015/16 is 7.73, compared to the five-year average rate of 9.40. 

 In mining and quarrying two workers were killed, compared to an average of four deaths for the previous five years. 

 There were 27 fatal injuries to workers in manufacturing, 23% higher than the five-year average (22). The latest rate of fatal injury is 0.92, compared to an average rate of 0.79 over the previous five years. Within the latest year, there were three incidents in this sector resulting in eight deaths, see section ‘longer-term trends’ for details. 

 There were six fatal injuries to workers in waste and recycling, compared to the five-year average (7) but subject to considerable yearly fluctuations. The latest rate is 5.71 deaths per 100,000 compared to the five-year average of 5.59.

There were 43 fatal injuries to workers in construction, the same as the five year average of 43. The latest rate of fatal injury is 1.94 per 100,000 workers, compared to a five-year average of 2.04. 

Source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/pdf/fatalinjuries.pdf

One Fatal Accident At Work Claim It Too Many

One fatal accident at work is one too many.  A personal tragedy to the worker and his/her family.

As fatal accident claims solicitors we are here to help bereaved families every step of the way from investigation to truth and compensation.

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Posted: March 24, 2017 at 5:59 pm


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