HC Deb 15 February 1989 vol 147 c222W
Ms. Short

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what were the numbers of accidents on YTS, fatal, major and minor, for the period October to December 1988.

Mr. Cope

The table provides YTS accident figures for fatal, major and minor injuries for the period 1 October 10 31 December 1988:

YTS Accidents 1 October—31 December 1988
Period 1 Accidents
Fatalities 2 Major injuries Minor injuries
1 October 1988 to 31 December 1988 33 164 803
1 Training Agency figures have been compiled on a similar basis to those prepared by the Health and Safety Executive on employed persons. However, the Training Agency's figures will include a number of accidents to trainees in educational establishments and road traffic accidents which may not have been reportable to the Health and Safety Executive had the individuals been employed.
2 Major injuries are classified according to the severity criteria laid down in the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1985.
3 This figure includes two road traffic accidents.

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