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    HSE UPDATE ON CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES 2012-13

    Third quarter data shows self-employed deaths fall as public deaths rise

    HSE publish statistics covering in-year work-related deaths reported to HSE and local authorities. These statistics cover work-related fatalities reportable under RIDDOR and are updated on a quarterly basis.

    A consequence of providing detail that is as up-to-date as possible is that many of the cases listed are still under investigation. Therefore, these statistics are released on a provisional basis and may be subject to revision as more accurate information becomes available.

    Third quarter construction industry data indicates (see HSE tables below):

    • Workers – 33 worker deaths compared with 49 for the full year 2011-12;
    • Self-Employed – 11 self-employed worker deaths compared with 23 for the full year 2011-12; and
    • Members of the Public – 4 deaths compared with 1 (one) for the full year 2011-12.

     

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