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Health and safety statistics 2013/14
Published online today (29 October) the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain 2013/14 and includes the following key annual figures:
1.2 million working people suffering from a work-related illness.
- 2535 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2012).
133 workers killed at work.
78 000 other injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR.
- 629 000 injuries at work from the Labour Force Survey.
28.2 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury.
- £14.2 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2012/13).
The release provides detailed commentary on these figures and is supported by:
- February 2015 - Violence at Work: Findings from the 2013/14 Crime Survey for England and Wales