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Fewer deaths and injuries in manufacturing, but improvement still needed

Fewer people in manufacturing are dying or being injured by their work, according to the latest HSE figures.

In Britain, between April 2009 and March 2010, the number of reported major injuries, such as amputations or broken bones fell by eleven percent from 4,331 to 3,863. During the same period, reported injuries that kept workers away from work for three or more days fell by 16 percent from 17,460 to 14,678.

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