55 Work-Related Fatalities in 2015 – HSA release the figures. - Chris Mee Group | CMSE

55 Work-Related Fatalities in 2015 – HSA release the figures.

 

fatalities

  •  Agriculture, 18 Deaths in 2015 (Decrease of 40% on 2014)
  • Construction, 11 Deaths in 2015 (Increase of 37.5% on 2014)
  • Fishing, 5 Deaths in 2015 (Increase of 400% on 2014)
  • 21 of the total workplace fatalities in 2015 involved vehicles
  • 15 people died having fallen from height
  • 67% of work-related deaths occurred in companies with less than 10 employees such as fishing, construction & agriculture.
  • 4 of the 18 workplace fatalities in Agriculture in 2015 were children.
  • With 10, Cork had the highest number of workplace fatalities in 2015, followed by Donegal which had 6.

For a more detailed breakdown please visit hsa.ie

 

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