Printing employs around 120,000 workers in mainly small and medium-sized companies. The most common types of accidents are manual handling (27%), slips and trips (22%) and machinery (22%).
The three most common types of accidents reported are:
PIAC consists of HSE, trade union and employer representatives. PIAC seeks to lead the health and safety agenda for the printing industry through its member bodies by providing support and guidance for small and medium sized enterprises.