Sector faces double the risk of fatal injury, new data reveals


 

The transportation and storage industry had a rate of fatal injury around twice the average across all industries, according to new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The average rate of non-fatal injuries between 2012/13 and 2019/20 was 2.7% in road haulage; 2.9% in warehousing and 3.4% in post and courier work. The average across all industries was 1.9%. However, the HSE added: “The rate of non-fatal injury to employees reported by employers to RIDDOR shows a downward […]