Accidents at work in the first half of 2021 - preliminary data

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27,200 persons injured in accidents at work were reported in the first half of 2021, by 13.1% more than in the first half of 2020. The number of injured persons per 1,000 employed persons (the incidence rate) also increased from 1.77 to 2.01 respectively.

Fatal accident victims accounted for 0.3% of all persons injured, while persons injured in serious accidents at work – 0.6% (a 0.1 percentage point increase in victims of both in fatal and serious accidents as compared to the first half of 2020). However, the number of persons injured in accidents with other effects decreased by 13.0%.
The highest incidence rates were recorded for Podlaskie (2.93), Śląskie (2.52) and Opolskie (2.50), Voivodships, the lowest for Mazowieckie (1.40), Małopolskie (1.60) and Podkarpackie (1.84).