According to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), 44 people lost their lives in work related accidents in Ireland in 2016. This figure shows a drop of 21% compared to the 56 deaths in 2015.
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“… welcome(d) the reduction in the number of work-related fatalities last year, the lowest number since 2009.” O’Halloran added; “It is especially important that as the numbers at work increase, accident rates are moving in the opposite direction.
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