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Construction industry

There have been significant reductions in the number and rate of injury over the last 20 years or more. Nevertheless, construction remains a high risk industry. Although it accounts for only about 5% of the employees in Britain it accounts for 27% of fatal injuries to employees and 10% of reported major injuries.

The latest results in construction show:

Long term trends in rates of fatal injuries to workers, 1981 - 2012/13 (RIDDOR)

Long term trends in rates of fatal injuries to workers, 1981 - 2012/13 (RIDDOR)
Updated 2013-10-10