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Health and safety statistics for the transportation and storage sector in Great Britain

52,000 workers suffering from a work-related illness each year (LFS)

14 fatal injuries to workers in 2016/17
(RIDDOR)

39,000 non-fatal injuries to workers each year (LFS)

Work-related ill health by illness type

Graph showing musculoskeleteal disorders are the most common type of work-related illness in this sector at 53%

(Source: LFS annual average estimate 2014/15-2016/17)

Fatal injuries to workers by most common accident kinds

Graph showing being struck by a moving vehicle is the most common cause of a fatal injury in this sector at 39%

(Source: Fatal injuries reportable under RIDDOR, 2012/13-2016/17)

Non-fatal injuries to employees by most common accident kinds

Graph showing slip trip and falls on the same level injuries are the most common cause of a non-fatal injury in this sector at 28%

(Source: Non-fatal injuries reported under RIDDOR 2014/15-2016/17)

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Further information

Updated 2017-11-16