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Construction industry

There have been significant reductions in the numbers and rates 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 accounted for 31% of fatal injuries to employees and 10% of reported major/specified injuries.

The latest results in construction show:

Numbers of fatal injuries to employees (RIDDOR) 1974 to 2013/14p

Numbers of fatal injuries to employees (RIDDOR) 1974 to 2013/14p
Updated 2014-10-22