Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed as a result of an accident in the workplace. For many employees, they spend more time at a place of employment than they do at home. As a result of this, it would only seem fitting that a large percentage of people suffer accidents at work over any other place. The level of threats at work vary hugely from industry to industry.
As outlined in the below infographic, agriculture is still one of the most dangerous industries when it comes to hazards in the workplace. That being said, there are several ways one can injure oneself even in the supposedly safest environments such as an office. Hussey Fraser created this infographic that gives us all the facts and statistics on accidents in the workplace in Ireland as well as offering tips on what to do when an accident occurs at work.