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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:
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Following two fatal accidents, HSE has produced new guidance for all employers who use handfed platens.
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