HSE releases Great Britain’s annual injury and ill health statistics –
- 144 fatal injuries at work
- 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
- 30.7 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
- 493 cases were prosecuted and resulted in a conviction. Fines from convictions totalled £72.6 million
- Workplace injury and new cases of ill health cost Britain £15.0 billion a year with 30.7 million working days lost.