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Health & Safety Statistics 2017

13th September 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) For further information visit