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Major injury statistics

Number and rate of major injuries to employees in surface engineering compared to overall manufacturing rates

Number and rate of major injuries to employees in surface engineering compared to overall manufacturing rates

Kinds of major injuries to employees in surface engineering 2001/02 – 2009/10p combined

Tabular data is below

Type of injury Percentage
Hit by moving or falling object 25%
Slip or trip 18%
Handling 17%
Contact with harmful substance 10%
Fall from height 9%
Contact with moving machinery 9%
All other kinds <40 total 12%
Updated: 2011-09-26