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Kinds of accident

The “kind” is a broad description of how the accident happened. Particular kinds tend to be associated with different levels of injury severity, with limited year-to-year change in the proportions of each kind although reporting requirements have had an impact.

In 2013/14p:

More detail on injury kinds.

More details on 2013/14p statistics for injury kinds (RIDDOR).

More detailed statistics for the top kinds of reportable injuries to employees are available at:

Updated 2014-10-27