Health and Safety statistics 2017/2018 roundup

These key figures for Great Britain over 2017/2018 have been published by the HSE:

144 workers killed at work
1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
71,062 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016)
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)