31.01.19 #FridayFact

This months #FridayFacts

If you follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn you will know most Fridays we post an occupational and environmental health fact. This article will feature the facts we have found interesting this month.
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What a champion @Andy_Murray is! It should be known #MSDs can affect all workers; significantly limiting mobility and dexterity+ leading to early retirement from work+ reduced ability to participate in social roles #MSDsprevention #MSDsmanagement #FridayFact 

Source and more info on MSDs see the OSHwiki has been developed by EU-OSHA


Agriculture has the poorest record of any industry in Britain and the latest figures show that 33 people were killed in agriculture across Britain in 2017/18 - around 18 times higher than the all-industry fatal injury rate. #FridayFact 

Source: HSE Fatal injuries in agriculture, forestry and fishing in Great Britain 2017/18