Accidents at work in 2021 - preliminary data

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68,777 persons injured in accidents at work were reported in 2021, by 9.6% more than in 2020. The number of injured persons per 1,000 employed persons (the incidence rate) also increased from 4.62 to 5.10.

Fatal accident victims accounted for 0.3% of all persons injured in accidents at work (like in 2020), while persons injured in serious accidents at work had a 0.5% share (a 0.1 percentage point decrease respectively as compared to 2020). However, the number of persons injured in accidents with other effects increased by 9.7%.

The highest incidence rate was recorded for Podlaskie (6.53), Opolskie (6.32) and Warmińsko-mazurskie (6.13), Voivodships the lowest for Mazowieckie (3.67) and Małopolskie (3.91).