Health and Safety Statistics - 2014_15 at a glance - 30/11/2015

Key figures for Great Britain (2014/15)

  •     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 occurred at work according to 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)

What data is available about workplace health and safety in Great Britain?

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Types of work-related ill health

Added: Monday, 30th November 2015