Statistics released for 2017/18

  • 144 Workers killed in 2017/18 (RIDDOR)
  • 71,062 Employee non-fatal injuries reported by employers in 2017/18 (RIDDOR)
  • 555,000 Estimated non-fatal injuries to workers according to self-reports in 2017/18 (LFS)
  • 12,000 Lung disease deaths each year estimated to be linked to past exposures at work
  • 1.4 million workers suffering from work-related ill health (new or long-standing) in 2017/18 (LFS)

Have a look at the breakdown by industry here

The poster available from The HSE is a hard-hitting but very visual picture – you can purchase one here