Commenting on ONS figures showing that workers in low-skilled jobs are the most likely to die after contracting Covid-19, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“These figures demonstrate that the government is failing on workplace safety – with horrific consequences for our lowest-paid and most precarious workers.
“We need an immediate change of direction. Ministers must urgently introduce tough new rules on workplace safety and make sure they’re enforced.
“This can’t wait any longer. Workers’ lives are on the line.”
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