Accidents at work in 2020 - preliminary data

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62,740 persons injured in accidents at work were reported in 2020, by 24.6% fewer than in 2019. The number of injured persons per 1,000 employed persons (the incidence rate) also decreased from 6.15 to 4.62 respectively.

Fatal accident victims accounted for 0.3% of all persons injured (0.1 percentage point more than in 2019). However, both the number of persons injured in serious accidents and in accidents with other effects decreased (by 4.9% and 24.7% respectively).

The highest incidence rates were recorded for Dolnośląskie (5.50), Śląskie (5.24) and Opolskie (5.23) Voivodships, the lowest for Mazowieckie (2.99), Małopolskie (3.16) and Podkarpackie (3.35).