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.
Telephone: 0300 555 2345
Environmental Safety and Health
4 Ednam Road
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5pm
Offices are closed weekends and Bank Holidays