HSE releases annual injury and ill-health statistics

The number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain is still too high, new statistics for 2018/19 show.

The statistics included the following key annual figures (2018/19)
  • 4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
  • 147 workers killed at work
  • 581,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 2 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)

Read the full press release and visit the statistics web pages to see the numbers in further detail.

Download a PDF version of the stats.

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