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Manufacturing industry

Each year in the Manufacturing1 sector around ...

...3% 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 80,000-48% of which are musculoskeletal disorders, 31% stress, depression and anxiety, and the rest being other illnesses

...and 2% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...


and 2% of workers, totaling 70,000 sustained non-fatal workplace injuries

...leading to

2.4 million working days lost, of which 2.1 million are from work-related iil-health and 0.3 millions days workplace injury

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1 Manufacturing sector defined as Section C in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification

Updated 2016-02-11