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Industrial Accidents

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many accidents were reported which involved the bursting of a revolving vessel, wheel, grindstone or grinding wheel moved by mechanical power in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1980 to the most recent practicable date.

The table below shows both the number of incidents reported as dangerous occurrences and the number of injuries resulting from them reported as accidents in the years 1975 to 1979; none of the injuries was fatal. No figures are yet available for 1980.

DANGEROUS OCCURRENCES REPORTED: BURSTING OF REVOLVING VESSEL, WHEEL, GRINDSTONE OR GRINDING WHEEL
IncidentsInjuries
1975381114
197642386
197741863
197827636
197945729