Health and Safety Executive Releases Latest Workplace Fatal Injury Figures

    View Author July 2019

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has just released its 2018/19 statistics on work-related fatal injuries, indicating that 147 workers were fatally injured between April 2018 and March 2019. This translates to 0.45 deaths per 100,000 workers. HSE reports that there has been a long-term reduction in fatalities since 1981 and that the number has remained fairly constant in recent years, although there was an increase of six workplace fatalities in this period compared to the previous one.