Deaths on the job

The Office for National Statistics have published new research on deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in different occupational groups among those of working age – aged 20 to 64 years – in England and Wales. The ONS highlighted occupations that have statistically significantly higher rates of death involving COVID-19 when compared with the rate of death involving …

Transport unions demand action over covid-19 death rates

Transport trade unions are demanding that the government take urgent action after figures published today by the Office for National Statistics show that male bus and taxi drivers were amongst the occupations with a raised rate of death involving COVID-19. The ONS analysis reveals: ÔÇťAmong men, a number of other specific occupations were found to …