Health & Safety Statistics 2017

The HSE Published online today (1 November) the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain and includes the following key annual figures (2016/17):

  • 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related ill health
  • 2,542 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2015)
  • 137 workers killed at work
  • 609,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 70,116 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
  • 31.2 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury
  • ¬£14.9 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2015/16)

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