To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the number of industrial accidents in the Greater London area for each of the last five years.
The available information is provided in the following table:
|Occupational injuries1occurring in the Greater London area reported2to HSE's factory and agricultural inspectorates and local authorities.|
|Year3||Fatal||4Major||5Over 3 day||Total|
Over 3 day
1 Injuries at work to employees, self-employed people and members of the public injured as a result of someone else's work activity.
2 Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, 1985 (RIDDOR).
3 Years commencing 1 April.
4 As defined under RIDDOR.
5 An injury causing incapacity for work for more than three days and reportable for employed persons only.
6 Includes reports made to the HSE's quarries inspectorate.