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Vocational Training: Injuries

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many (a) serious injuries and (b) fatalities of learners placed on courses or apprenticeships were reported by the Skills Funding Agency in each year since 2000.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes The Minister for Universities and Science, The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

holding answer 19 July 2011

The number of serious injuries and fatalities of learners placed on courses or apprenticeships reported to the Skills Funding Agency is as follows:

April to March Fatalities Reportable injuries
2002-03 4 (1)
2003-04 2 (1)
2004-05 2 583
2005-06 1 755
2006-07 2 611
2007-08 2 636
2008-09 0 581
2009-10 0 (2)
2010-11 1 (2)
(1 )Complete data is not available. (2 )The information is not available within the timeframe we have been given

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