Record low in work deaths may be due to recession

Source: on 2009-06-25 10:22:00

Work deaths in Britain have fallen to a record low, with figures from the HSE revealing that 180 workers were killed at work in 2008/09 - a notable drop from 233 last year, and a 22% decrease on the average for the previous five years.But it is not clear whether this fall is simply the result of chance variation, which is expected when dealing with relatively small numbers, or whether ...

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