Latest HSE Fatal Injury Statistics

The HSE have published their provisional fatal injury statistics for the year 2013/14 (April to March).

The stats show that 133 workers were fatally injured at work during the course of the 12 months up to March 2014. This figure is down from 150 fatalities in 2012/13 and 177 fatalities in 2011/12.

The average figure over the last 5 years is 164 fatalities, so the news is encouraging and suggests at first glance that more businesses are managing health and safety effectively.