The Health and Safety Executive have published their statistics for this year, and revealed the shocking number of people still being injured or made sick by their work.
Some key figures include:
- 1.2 million people suffering from a work-related illness
- 611,000 injuries at work
- 142 people killed at work
Although workplace health and safety has improved over time, there is still much more to be done to ensure that everyone gets to go home healthy and safe at the end of the day.
Read the ‘At a Glance’ Guide to the Statistics here or the HSE Full Annual Report here.