Health and safety statistics 2015/2016

Key Health & Safety Statistics for Great Britain (2015/2016)

1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
2,515 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2014)
144 workers killed at work
72,702 other injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
621,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
£14.1 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2014/15)

Source – http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/?ebul=hsegen&cr=1/04-nov-16

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