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Number of deaths in workplace accidents in Latvia twice as high as in EU

Monday, April 1, 2019

In Latvia, the number of fatalities resulting from workplace accidents is twice as high as the European Union’s average figure, Renars Lusis, head of the State Labor Inspectorate, said at the launch of a work safety campaign Thursday. In 2018, the number of deaths in occupational accidents rose by 20 percent from a year before, Lusis said, adding that this is a trend Latvia should be worried about. Analysis of…