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Safety At Sea

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what comparisons have been made between accidental deaths for British fishermen and those in mining, manufacturing, industrial and seafaring sectors, expressed as a percentage of the labour employed in each of those industries.

The chairman of the Health and Safety Commission has provided the following table. It is customary for accident incidence rates to be shown per 100,000 employees at risk.