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Manufacturing sector

Each year in the Manufacturing1 sector around ...

...3% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be

3% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling an estimated 82,000-43% 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 an estimated 66,000 self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries based on the annual average 2013/14-2015/16. There were 27 workers fatally injured in the manufacturing sector for 2015/16

...leading to around

2.6 million working days lost based on the annual average for 2013/14-2015/16.


More information:

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 Manufacturing sector.

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

Updated 2016-11-02