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142 Fatalities Is 142 Too Many

142 Fatalities Is 142 Too Many.
Some large numbers and big costs which should encourage even the biggest Sceptics to take health and safety seriously.
Every year the HSE publish statistic regarding the state of health and safety in the UK.
Key figures for Great Britain (2014/15)
• 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 the full report and an interactive breakdown visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/index.htm
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