• Female UK garment factory workers at higher risk of dying from Covid

    11 days ago - By Fashion United

    Female garment factory workers in the UK have statistically significantly higher death rates related to the coronavirus than the rate among other women of the same age in the population.
    According to the Office for National Statistics , the death rate among women working in factories was 33.7 per 100,000, based on 57 deaths, among England and Wales residents aged 20 to 64 years.
    Among the highest death rates included assemblers and sewing machinists, with 39.2 deaths per 100,000 females, based on 21 deaths. However, because of the small number of deaths, ONS was unable to reliably look at...
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  • UK garment factory workers have the highest COVID deaths among women

    UK garment factory workers have the highest COVID deaths among women

    11 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    UK garment factory workers have the highest rate of coronavirus-related deaths among working women in the UK, according to an analysis by the Office for National Statistics .
    Between March 9 and December 28, 2020, 21 COVID-related deaths were recorded among women aged between 20 and 64 in the “assemblers andhellip;
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