Through January-June 2019, almost 2,335 accidents happening at the workplace were registered, of which 189 people received fatal injuries. The number of accidents happened through this period fell by 2.1% compared to the same period a year ago, when a number of fatally injured persons grew by 9.2%.
The biggest number of insurance accidents happened at the coal enterprises and retail store networks.
The most number of the employees were injured in Dnipropetrovsk region (15.5%), Kyiv (11.1%) and Donetsk region (10.7%).
The Social Insurance Fund makes insurance payments to victims of accidents at work or in the event of an occupational disease, and also provides medical and social services. In particular, the fund finances the treatment of all the direct consequences of an insured event until recovery, operational rehabilitation on the basis of sanatoriums, conducting research, performing surgeries, endoprosthetics, prosthetics, and providing medicines and medical products.