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Types of accident most likely to injure


Something collapsing/over turning  


Struck by moving object  


Struck by moving vehicle  


Struck against/trapped by object  


Manual handling  


Slip, trips & falls  


Fall from height  




Harmful substance  


Fire and explosion  




(The chart has been compiled from UK (HSE) and International data).



Whilst not an exact representation for every sector and jurisdiction, the above is sufficiently accurate to assist with the key point here. The types of activities that will injure people are amenable to prediction in any workplace; as are those that will kill...Read More.