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Slips, trips and falls account for almost 30 per cent of Singapore workplace injuries

Nearly 30 per cent of workplace injuries in Singapore are now the result of slips, trips and falls, according to the Straits Times. The first six months of 2019 saw more than 1,800 injuries, a 6 per cent increase on last year, with totals of more than 3,000 per year over the past four years.

HSE stats show ageing workforce continues to be an at-risk group

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) newly published statistics on workplace fatalities revealed that 147 people were killed at work in the 12 months to the end of March (a rate of 0.45 deaths per 100,000 workers). A quarter of fatal injuries were sustained by workers aged 60 or over. 

RoSPA urges employers to cut non-work injuries

Businesses should apply OSH principles to out-of-work activities to reduce staff injuries, says the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).


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