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What are the most common injuries in the workplace within the retail sector?

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According to the latest data from the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the retail and wholesale industry has an above average rate of workplace injury. The most common injuries in the workplace within the retail sector are: slips and trips; manual handling; violence; working at height; and workplace transport.

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What are the most common injuries in the workplace within the hospitality sector?

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According to the latest UK HSE health and safety information, the most common injuries in the workplace within the hospitality sector are: slips, trips and falls; lifting, manual handling and upper limb disorders; contact with hot surfaces and harmful substances; dermatitis; and cuts from knives. These injuries contribute to the accommodation and food services industry having an above average rate of workplace injury.

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HSE Releases Health and Safety at Work Statistics 2019

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As the HSE release the latest health and safety at work statistics for 2018/19, in this blog we review the latest data, summarising the key drivers and changes year-on-year for work-related ill health and workplace injury. We highlight the costs to businesses, understand the picture at an industry level and review how the UK compares to other European countries.

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The Wales Health at Work Partnership Launch - Working in Collaboration

WORKPLACE HEALTH & WELLBEING PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHED

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Last month saw the launch of the Wales Health at Work Partnership. The Partnership aims to improve workplace health and wellbeing in Wales, which is seen as critical to improving wider public health across the country.

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