Safety stats released for Road Safety Week


Tuesday, 16 May, 2017


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Road Safety Week has begun, with statistics showing that 77% of fatalities are due to vehicle collisions.

In addition, 43% of road injuries are due to body stressing.

Further statistics from the road transport industry are now available in the road transport industry profile.

Based on the latest data on worker fatalities and workers compensation claims in the road transport industry, this profile includes statistics on the nature, circumstances and main causes of injuries, illnesses and fatalities in this industry.

For those involved in the industry, being aware of this data allows them to assist in reducing the risks and ensuring a healthy and safe workplace.

To view the road transport industry infographic, click here.

Image credit: ©FreeImages.com/Jenny Rollo

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