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Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU

European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Unit F4

Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU

by European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Unit F4

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCauses et circonstances des accidents du travail dans l"UE., Ursachen und Begleitumstände von Arbeitsunfällen in der EU.
StatementEuropean Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, F4 unit
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7262.5.E85 C38 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24491708M
ISBN 109279118064, 9279118080
ISBN 109789279118067, 9789279118081
LC Control Number2009492701
OCLC/WorldCa428440476

Statistics: Accidents at work in Europe. Accidents at work occur every year. They usually have dire consequences for all concerned, not just the person in question, but their family, workmates and managers. A workplace accident could also have significant financial consequences for the company. A work accident, workplace accident, occupational accident, or accident at work is a "discrete occurrence in the course of work" leading to physical or mental occupational injury. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), more than million accidents happen on the job each year, resulting, together with occupational diseases, in more than million deaths annually.

million working people were suffering from a work-related illness and million working days were lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury in Health and Safety Executive. Common causes of accidents at work. Slips, trips and falls . causes of accidents were to be collected, both via HSE reporting systems and internal company systems, a better understanding of the accidents and how to prevent them, could be developed. Work to explore whether there are differences between the causes of accidents in the context of major hazard and non-major hazard industries is also requiredFile Size: KB.

An In-Depth Study of the Workplace Accidents and the Concepts Surrounding Them It is a proven fact today that an individual cannot consider him to be safe and secure anywhere. Life, being full of unexpected twists and turns, often makes us confront incidents that leave huge impacts on . The looming referendum on whether the UK should leave the European Union is also an aspect that deserves some analysis at this point. The headline figures are reasonably similar to those produced last year. Fatal accidents at work still too high in the UK. people lost their lives through an accident at work across the UK in /


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Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU by European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Unit F4 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU 3 Health and safety at work, in particular issues relating to accidents at work in the European Union (EU), are one of the most important areas of action of the European Union’s social policy.

The commitment to improve working conditions. This report presents the detailed analysis of causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the European Union.

This publication consists of two parts "Statistical analysis of ESAW Phase III data" and "Implications on preventive measures".

The aim of the first part is to describe the situation regarding accidents at work in statistical terms using available ESAW data, and in particular ESAW.

Inthe most common working processes when a non-fatal accident at work took place in the EU included production, manufacturing, processing or storing ( % of all non-fatal accidents at work) and the provision of services to enterprises and/or the general public, including intellectual activities ( %).

Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU Table of contents Introduction 7 Acknowledgements 8 Abbreviations, symbols, country codes and classifications 9 Part I: Statistical analysis of ESAW Phase III data 15 Chapter 1 - Trend of accidents at work in the EU 17 Overview from to 19 Focus on European codification system of the causes and circumstances of accidents at work.

DisplayLogo. Publications Office of the European Union. MainSearch. search. More Advanced search. accidents at work. As a result of this comprehensive work carried out together with the Member States, this publication is the final methodology of the European Statistics of Accidents at Work, including the harmonised tools to analyse the causes and circumstances of accidents at work (data collection, classifications, codification rules).

on accidents at work for all accidents resulting in more than three days’ absence from work. In‘European Statistics on Accidents at Work - Methodology’ 2(), was published by Eurostat and DG Employment and social affairs, setting out work on methodology since This document summarises and updates the ESAW meth.

• Characteristics of the accident including the events characterising the causes and circumstances of the accident. The special part of the ESAW data is the method for data collection about the causes and circumstances of the accident. The method used is based on a grammatical view.

The collected information cover: • by: 2. Number of accidents. Inthere were just over million non-fatal accidents that resulted in at least four calendar days of absence from work and 3 fatal accidents in the EU (see Table 1), a ratio of approximately non-fatal accidents for every fatal accident.

There was an increase in the total number of non-fatal accidents at work in the EU between andsome 4. inflicted injuries and accidents on the way to and from work (commuting accidents).

“In course of work” means whilst engaged in an occupational activity or during the time spent at work. This includes cases of road traffic accidents in the course of work. A fatal accident is defined as an accident. European Statistics on Accidents at Work (ESAW) are based on case-by-case data for accidents at work resulting in more than 3 days' absence from work, permanent incapacity or death of the victim.

An accident at work is 'a discrete occurrence in the course of work which leads to physical or mental harm'. The Traffic accidents that occur at the workplace or in the course of the work, e.g.

the traffic accident while commuting to work on the company transport. The Accidents that are incidental to or from the work, e.g. slipping and the falling within the workplace but when not performing the official work /5(29).

Get this from a library. Causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the EU. [European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.

Unit F4.;] -- This report presents the detailed analysis of causes and circumstances of accidents at work in the European Union. This publication consists of two parts "Statistical analysis of ESAW Phase III data".

3 European Commission () Causes and Circumstances of Accidents at Work in the EU. 4 This refers to the ‘transport branch’ and fatal Road Traffic and Transport Accidents in the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the EuropeanFile Size: 2MB.

EU-OSHA – European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) 3 Maintenance and OSH – A statistical picture Figure 9: Accidents (%) related to maintenance operations.

out of accident prevention programmes in the member states of the European Union. The 22 cases analysed in the report cover interventions at both a national and regional level and at a sector and enterprise level.

Quantitative assessment of the cases The report demonstrates that accident prevention programmes can. Reporting accidents and incidents at work Page 2 of 5 allows the enforcing authorities to target their work and provide advice about how to avoid work-related deaths, injuries, ill health and accidental loss.

What must be reported. Work-related accidents For the purposes of RIDDOR, an accident is a separate, identifiable, unintendedFile Size: KB. Registration of accidents, incidents and hazardous situations applies to internal staff and hired personnel (agency workers, trainees etc.).

This register must include the details of the reported accidents at work and accidents at work which have led to an absence of more than three working days, and the nature and date of the accident.

As causes of accidents and near misses in the road transport sector are very similar in all EU Member States the priority of this report was not to collect reports from all EU Member States, but to try to cover the causes and circumstances of accidents in the transport sector.

(Community Strategy on health and safety at work ) This strategy’s call on EU-OSHA to set up a European Risk Observatory to carry out these tasks was followed by the next Community Strategywhich emphasised the importance of risk anticipation, and asked the Agency’s Observatory to take on a range of initiatives.

To prevent accidents from happening or at least lower their number, you need to get familiar with their possible causes so that we could adopt awareness of factors that might increase probabilities of having an accident in the workplace. Following are the top 10 major causes of accidents in workplace.

10 Lifting Heavy Objects.A number of fatal workplace accidents duringincluding a number at Olympic Games worksites, have raised concerns over Greece's increasing level of accidents at work.

Trade unions have responded with strikes at a number of workplaces affected by major accidents and calls for tighter regulation. The government has taken a number of measures and promised new legislation.

You can read more in our document on health and safety at work. Reporting of accidents. You should report an accident while on your way to work or while at work to your employer. An employer must report any accidents to the Health and Safety Authority when an employee is missing 3 consecutive days at work (not including the day of the accident).