§ Mr. William Price
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many notifiable accidents resulting in burns to the feed and ankles occurred in premises subject to the Foundries (Protective Foot-wear and Gaiters) Regulations 1971 between 1st June 1972 and 1st June 1973; and how this figure compares with annual totals for each of the preceding five years.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
The information is not available in the form requested. Following are the number of accidents notified in the three calendar years prior to 1973 which involved burns to the feet, ankles or legs of persons employed in processes now covered by the Foundries (Protective Footwear and Gaiters) Regulations:
Site of Burn Year Feet Ankles Legs Total 1970 592 31 92 715 1971 432 32 58 522 1972 423 78 129 630