The Health and Safety Executive has released its annual health and safety statistics on
work-related injury, ill health, enforcement and costs in Great
The latest figures show that more than a million people
are being made ill by their work, costing society £14.3
Despite Britain remaining one of the safest places to work in
Europe, injury and ill-health statistics released by HSE show that
an estimated 27.3 million working days were lost due to work
related ill health or injury in 2014/15.
In the same year 142 workers were killed, and there were 611,000
injuries in the workplace.
Of the estimated 1.2 million people who suffered from a work
related illness, 516,000 were new cases.
To enable health and safety professionals to easily educate
employees about the consequences of poor health and safety, HSE
Books has produced an infographic-style poster which visualises the
key information of the 2015 statistics.
Find out more or order HSE's 'Vital Statistics