Overall staff accidents (work related - all types mainly minor, excluding sport) showed a significant decrease in 2015. (to a record 20 year low). A slight increase occured in 2016.
UCC Non Staff Accidents (NSA) reflected an significant decrease in 2016. The derease in student accidents was accompanied by decrease in contractor/visitor accidents.This resulted in an decrease in the overall NSA accidents in 2016. (Which follows a slight reduction in 2015)
Personal medical conditions, fainting and cuts or punctures from sharp objects resulted in a number of injury accidents in particular among students. Cycling on public roads and student misadventure and inclement weather accidents were a feature again this year.