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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12309

2 August 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 21 / 24
NEWS BRIEFS / Social
EU-OSHA faced with lack of national data to estimate societal cost of work-related injuries and deaths
01/08/2019 (Agence Europe)

01/08/2019 (Agence Europe)On Thursday 1 August, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published a new study to assess the societal cost of work-related accidents and diseases. The study provides important figures: in 2016, there were an estimated 2.4 million non-fatal accidents and 3,182 fatal accidents in the European Union. Occupational health problems affect about 7.9% of the European workforce of which 36 % resulted in absence from work. However, these figures...

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