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Railway Safety Statistics Bulletin published


QualityZoneHSE has published its railway safety statistics bulletin for 2000/01.

In 2000/01, excluding trespassers and suicides, 39 people were fatally injured on Britain's railways - down 26 (66%).

Of the 39:

  • 20 were passengers;

  • 8 were railway staff, and

  • 11 other members of the public.

50% of all the fatalities to passengers and railway staff were due to two incidents - Hatfield and Great Heck.

The report (MISC408) is available without charge from HSE Books (Tel: 01787 881165).

If you are interested in the statistical performance of health and safety in your own sector, please contact Corporate Risk Systems Ltd. We offer statistical and epidemiological analysis of accident and injury performances.


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