H&S Stats 2017/18

9 November 2018

H&S safety wording
Published on 31st October, the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain includes the following key annual figures (2017/18)

-    1.4m people suffering from work-related ill health
-    2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposure (2016)
-    144 workers killed at work
-    555,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
-    71,062 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
-    30.7m working days lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury
-    £15b estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2016/17)