Luxembourg -16,000 work related accidents in 2012 -May 01, 2014

A recent study by Statec has shown that Luxembourg has more work related accidents (2,900 per 100,000 workers) than the EU average (2,300). In 2010, a total of 16,000 work place accidents were reported, 14 of which resulted in the death of the worker.

A recent study by Statec has shown that Luxembourg has more work related accidents (2,900 per 100,000 workers) than the EU average (2,300). In 2010, a total of 16,000 work place accidents were reported, 14 of which resulted in the death of the worker. The most reported injuries were stress, depression and anxiety. This was followed by skeletal, joint and muscle issues, affecting above all the back, neck and upper body. Sectors where most injuries were reported were construction (8.1%) and catering (6.5%).

 

English: http://www.wort.lu/en/view/16-000-workplace-accidents-in-luxembourg ...

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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