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HSE

HSE fatal injury statistics published 2 July 2013 - comment from the Unite Rural and Agricultural Sector5 July 2013

There were 29 fatal injuries to workers in agriculture, compared to the average of 36 for the previous five years. The rate of fatal injury in 2012/13 is 8.8, compared to the five-year average rate of 11.1. While that is a reduction, it is still a fifth of all worker fatalities (148).