Health and safety statistics 2014/15

The latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain and includes the following key annual figures (2014/15) publish on line by the HSE on the 27th October 2015:

  •     1.2 million working people suffering from a work-related illness.
  •     2,538 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2013).
  •     142 workers killed at work.
  •     76,000 other injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR.
  •     611,000 injuries at work from the Labour Force Survey.
  •     27.3 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury.
  •     £14.3 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2013/14).

http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm?ebull=stats/oct=15&cr=01

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