SPAIN saw an average of 1.6 work-related deaths a day in the first six months of 2019 for a total of 292.
Data from the Ministry of Labour shows a continued decline in the fatal accident rate but also shows a significant increase in mortality in the construction sector.
Occupational health figures are notably better than a year ago. There are fewer fatal accidents, even though there are more people working. In the first half of the year there were 0.2 deaths per 100,000 people employed in the labour market, compared to the 0.26 seen in the same period last year.