Workplace fatalities fell by 23% last year according to newly published figures by the HSA – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
January 15, 2019

Workplace fatalities fell by 23% last year according to newly published figures by the HSA

The number of people killed in workplace accidents has fallen in the past year according to newly published figures by the Health Safety Authority.

In a report published this week the HSA revealed that the number of accidents in 2018 fell by 23% compared to figures in 2017.

The HSA also revealed that the highest number of fatalities were in the agricultural and construction industries.

However they also say the number of fatalities recorded last year was the lowest since 1989.

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