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Document ID (ISN)102128
CIS number 03-1241
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Fatal injuries in farming, forestry and horticulture 2002-2003
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2003. vi, 58p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/agriculture/pdf/fatal02.pdf [in English]
Abstract This is a report on the 38 fatal injuries that occurred in the agricultural sector (comprising farming, forestry, horticulture and associated industries) in Great Britain from April 2002 to March 2003. Contents: general statistics; causes and types of fatal injuries; analysis by employment status, month of the year and age of the victim. It also summarizes the reportable fatal injuries in the agricultural sector for the ten year period 1992/1993 to 2001/2002, and the non-fatal injuries, indicating points of interest and trends in fatal accidents involving employees, the self employed and members of the public during this period. Case studies are included showing what went wrong and how the accident could have been avoided. Previous report: see CIS 02-249.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; forestry and logging; horticulture; fatalities; agriculture; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; report; frequency rates; accident descriptions; statistics; statistical trends
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Forestry and logging
Agriculture