How Dangerous is Your Workplace?

These statistics were published March 2010.

“The latest national statistics into self-reported work-related illness and workplace injuries in 2008/09, produced by the Health and Safety Executive, show the following;

  • 1.2 million people who worked during the last year were suffering from an illness they believe was caused or made worse by their current or most recent work.  551 000 of these were new cases.
  • 246 000 non-fatal reportable injuries occurred, a rate of 870 per 100 000 workers (0.87%).
  • 29.3 million working days were lost overall (1.2 days per worker), 24.6 million due to work-related illness and 4.7 million due to workplace injury.”

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