HSE Statistics

The HSE have published their statistics for the year 2015/16.

• 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness. (up 100,000 from 2014/15)
• 2,515 mesothelioma deaths in 2014 due to past asbestos exposures. (2,538 in 2013)
• 144 workers killed at work. (142 in 2014/15)
• 72,7052 other injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR. (76,000 in 2014/15)
• 621,000 injuries at work from the Labour Force Survey. (611,000 in 2014/15)
• 30.4 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. (27.3 million in 2014/15)
• £14.1 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2014/15). £14.3 billion in 2013/14.