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Argentina Accident and Coverage Statistical Yearbook 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Accidentabilidad y Cobertura Anuario estadistico 2006
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006

This statistical report presents 635,874 registered workplace accidents and 995 fatalities throughout the country. Data come from the System of Occupational Risks maintained by the Superintendent of Occupational Risks.

Incidents are documented according to causes and ensuing consequences, for example, an electrical burn sustained on the arms and upper body. Also included are diseases that develop as a result of work and road traffic accidents which occur when commuting to or from the workplace.

Other significant information includes: number of workers involved in an accident; the cost of lost production due to employee injuries; type of occupations, businesses and industries with the most accidents; the number of health and compensation insurance claims; months of the year with the most occurrences; worker compensation losses; severity of injuries; and more. From 2003 forward, the report includes accidents according to employee gender.