One death and 1,600 injuries reported while on duty

According to the latest NSO statistics, throughout 2018, one work-related death and 1,653 work-related injuries were reported.

The majority of work-related injuries occurred in the manufacturing industry, which totalled to 15.4% of all injuries.  Following this, 15.1% of the injuries occurred on construction sites.  Transport and logistical work make up the top four workplaces where workers injure themselves.

The main points which came out in the report are:

  • Men injure themselves more then women
  • Workers coming from the South of Malta reported more work-related injures
  • 980 workers suffered superficial injuries.