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Document ID (ISN)65267
CIS number 95-1710
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE C150
Health and Safety Commission
Title Local authorities report on health and safety in the service industries
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 7p.
Abstract This report provides summary information on the nature of accidents in service sector premises for the period 1993-1994 and details of local authorities' enforcement action. A total of 25,865 injuries were reported, including 5,695 major injuries and 51 fatalities. The highest rates of major injury occurred in the recreational industry and wholesale sector. Slips and falls accounted for over 40% of all injuries; handling, lifting and carrying accounted for 36% of over-3-day injuries. The work of the Health and Safety Executive/Local Authority Enforcement Liaison Committee (HELA) for the same period is reviewed.
Descriptors (primary) entertainment services; United Kingdom; offices; enforcement; retail trade; hotel industry; labour inspection; wholesale trade
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; report; fatalities; statistics; injuries; report of activities
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Entertainment services and sports
Hotels and restaurants
Labour inspection
Retail industry
Office work