• Kyle Durward

Health and Safety statistics 2020

The latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain include the following key annual figures (19/20):

  • 1.6 million working people suffering from work-related ill health

  • 2,446 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2018)

  • 111 workers killed at work

  • 0.7 million injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey

  • 65,427 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR

  • 38.8 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury

  • £16.2 million estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2018/19)

More details can be found on the HSE website.

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