Farming industry sees highest Q2 workplace fatalities
Date of alert:
Friday, 29 September 2023
There were 12 deaths on farms across the UK between April to June 2023, the latest figures show, with the sector having the highest rate of workplace fatalities.
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published a new report showing that the agriculture sector saw more deaths than any other sector between April to June.
So far this year, there has been 21 fatalities in the sector, according to the workplace safety watchdog. For Q2 2023, the sector saw twelve deaths.