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Document ID (ISN)76376
CIS number 01-456
Year 2000
Convention or series no. C 12
Health and Safety Executive
Title Fatal injuries in farming, forestry and horticulture - 1999-2000
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2000. v, 54p. Illus.
Abstract This is a report on the 44 reportable fatal injuries occurring in the agricultural sector (comprising farming, forestry and horticulture and associated industries) in Great Britain from April 1999 to March 2000. Statistical data are given by region, by main activity in the agricultural sector and by accident cause. Short descriptions of each fatal accident are provided. An analysis of the trend of fatal and non fatal injuries for the period 1986/87 to 1998/99 and case studies showing what went wrong and how the accident could have been avoided are presented. Previous report: see CIS 00-143.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; forestry and logging; horticulture; fatalities; agriculture; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; statistical trends; frequency rates; statistics; accident descriptions
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