Whatever the sector, we should remember that any change in numbers provides little comfort to the family, friends and colleagues of the 147 whose lives were cut short this year while doing their job.The three most common causes of fatal
injuries continue to be; workers falling from height (40), being struck by a moving vehicle (30) and being struck by a moving object (16), accounting for nearly 60 per cent of fatal
injuries in 2018/19.The new figures continued to highlight the risks to older workers; 25 per cent of fatal
injuries in 2018/19 were to workers aged 60 or over, even though such workers made up only around 10 per cent of the workforce.
The trend of fatal
accidents demanded immediate attention of the civic authorities so that they could fix issues like poor condition of roads that was a major source of accidents, he said.
'In Perak, the three districts that recorded the highest number of fatal
accidents were Ipoh (402), Manjong (261) and Hilir Perak (232),' she said.
That is why there were fewer fatal
road crashes," he said.
Only four of those accidents were fatal
, which is in line with the 18-year average of 3.6 fatals
"This pair-matched analysis provides compelling evidence that use of prescription opioids by drivers is a significant contributing factor for fatal
two-vehicle crashes," noted Li, who is also the founding director of the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia.
Despite this, last year only one fatal
incident took place on the route - the region's most used road.
"Evidence that PDMP implementation either increases or decreases non-fatal or fatal
overdoses is largely insufficient, as is evidence regarding positive associations between specific administrative features and successful programs," the authors write.
The health official said, 'Parents should vaccinate their newborn till 15 months to save them from 10 fatal
diseases, including polio.'
Out of the 3,280 RTCs reported, 856(26%) were fatal
in which 872 persons lost their lives, including 602(69%) pedestrians.
Abbas expressed his strong rejection and condemnation of the fatal
shootout that took place near Al Aqsa mosque, as well as his rejection of any violent incidents from any side, especially in places of worship.
The UK topped the blacklist, judging by the number of attacks in 2016 and in 2013, with nine and four fatal
incidents respectively; last year, it was followed by Germany, France and other countries.
The study found that among drivers ages 16 or 17 who were involved in fatal
crashes between 2009 and 2014, 31 percent were involved in night crashes, with more than half occurring before midnight.
In her opening statement, Poe took a swipe at former Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya who said that the traffic problem in the Metro is not fatal
Falls to lower levels accounted for nearly 5 percent of all injuries and illnesses that required days away from work and for 13 percent of all fatal