on the edge...
According to EUROSTAT, in EU Countries, the fatal accidents at work every year reach 5,700, while according to estimates of the World Labour Organization other 159,500 people die from diseases caused by their jobs. Combining these two figures it comes out 1 dead for “work” every three minutes and a half, every single day….
A systematic evaluation of risk at the workplace, especially in high-risk sectors such as construction, health and 'agriculture, can dramatically reduce that number.
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