Over 500 work accidents were registered during 2018-2019. Among them were 33 fatal and 26 serious accidents, according to the data of the State Labor Inspectorate.
Falls from height represent over 30 percent of all tragedies at work during this period.
Statistics show that most cases were registered in the field of public administration and defense - 129 in number, followed by the manufacturing industry with 100 cases.
In the retail and wholesale trade activity: 62 workers
In the field of health and social assistance: 49 employees.
39 people were injured in transport and storage activities.
The data show that most people who lost their lives on duty worked in transport, construction and agriculture.
Fall from height was the highest cause of fatal injury. Another 144 employees were crushed or hit by machines.
Also, 14 people suffered from contact with dangerous objects, and 17 workers were injured due to a premeditated attack. The rest were injured in various circumstances.