health and safety statistics 2019

1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
2,526 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures
147 workers killed at work
581,000 working people sustained an injury at work according to the Labour Force Survey
69,208 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
28.2 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

source: Health & Safety Executive 2019