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Fatal injuries in Great Britain

147 Workers killed in 2018/19 (RIDDOR)

Fatal injuries to workers by
main industry

chart showing amount of fatal injuries to workers divided by industry sector

Fatal injuries to workers by age

chart showing amount of fatal injuries to workers divided by age

Main kinds of fatal accident for workers

Number of fatal injury to workers separated by types of incident

Rate of fatal injury per 100,000 workers

Rate of fatal injury per 100,000 workers

92 Members of the public were killed due to work related activities in 2018/19

Data source: RIDDOR: Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations. Figures for 2018/19 are published as provisional at this stage and will be finalised July 2020.

More information on Fatal injuries

Updated 2019-07-02