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In 2018, HSE statistics show 52,000 workers suffering from work-related ill health (new or long-standing) in the Transportation and storage sector and 34,000 non-fatal injuries to workers. There were 15 fatal injuries in the year 2017/18.

The most common types of accidents are:

The most common reasons for ill-health are caused by:

The Health and Safety Executive has produced a free short guide to help those involved in warehousing and storage to reduce the number of injuries and cases of occupational ill health.

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