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Fatal injuries in Great Britain

111 Workers killed in 2019/20 (RIDDOR)

Fatal injuries to workers by main industry

chart showing amount of fatal injuries to workers divided by industry sector

Fatal injuries to workers by age

chart showing amount of fatal injuries to workers divided by age

Main kinds of fatal accident for workers

Number of fatal injury to workers separated by types of incident

Rate of fatal injury per 100,000 workers

Rate of fatal injury per 100,000 workers

92 Members of the public were killed due to work related activities in 2019/20

(excluding those that died in Local Authority enforced workplaces – typically around 12-16 deaths per year)

Data source: RIDDOR: Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations. Figures for 2019/20 are published as provisional at this stage and will be finalised July 2021.

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Updated 2020-08-05