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Construction sector

Each year in the Construction 1 sector around...

...4% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be
work-related...

3% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling an estimated 79,000-64% of which are musculoskeletal disorders, 18% stress, depression and anxiety, and the rest being other illnesses

...and 3% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...

and 3% of workers, totaling an estimated 66,000  self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries based on the annual average 2013/14-2015/16. There were 43 workers fatally injured in the construction sector during 2015/16

...leading to around

2.2 million working days lost, based on the annual average for 2013/14 2015/16

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This document is the most recent detailed description of data for this sector, but does not include data for the latest year, published on 2 November 2016.

More detailed information on the statistics for the Construction sector.


1 Construction sector defined as Section F in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification

Updated 2016-11-02