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Working Conditions: Temperature

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many accidents at work have occurred involving individuals who have been exposed to high temperatures at work in each of the last five years. (249054)

[holding answer 19 January 2009]: The information requested is as follows:

Injury severity

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-081

Total

Fatal

0

0

0

1

0

1

Major

2

6

4

12

3

29

Over 3 day

1

2

4

12

3

23

Total

3

8

8

25

6

53

1 Provisional

Source:

Reports submitted under the Reporting of the Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR).