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Industrial Accidents

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) how many workers sustained serious burns in the United Kingdom during 1984 as a result of industrial accidents;(2) how many workers in the United Kingdom died from burns in 1984 following industrial accidents.

Information for 1984 is not yet available.In 1983, 647 major injuries and 25 fatalities associated with burns suffered by employees and the self-employed at work in Great Britain were reported to the Health and Safety Executive and Railway Inspectorate under the Notification of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1980.