HSE releases injury and ill health statistics for 2014 - 2015

Published: 5 Nov 2015

The HSE Health and safety statistics have been released for 2014/2015: 

The key figures for Great Britain as follows:

  • 1.2 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
  • 2,538 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2013)
  • 142 workers killed at work
  • 76,000 other injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
  • 611,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 27.3 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
  • £14.3 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2013/14)
  • For further information regarding this accident statistics, please visit the link below:
  • http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm?eban=govdel-cleaning&cr=28-Oct-2015