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Health and Safety Statistics

Key figures for Great Britain (2017/18)


  • 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness

  • 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (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

  • 30.7 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury

  • £15 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2016/17)

For the booklet then click on the link below:


http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/overall/hssh1718.pdf



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