Health & Safety at Work - Statistics 2015

Published on: 26th Jan 2016

Here at SafetyNow we’re working everyday with businesses to help them to improve their health and safety practices, but unfortunately there is still a lot of work to be done, as demonstrated by the latest statistics released by the HSE.


  • 142 fatalities at work 
  • 611,000 injuries at work
  • 76,000 employee injuries (as reported under RIDDOR)

Working Days Lost

  • 27.3 million days lost
  • 23.3 million days lost to work-related ill health
  • 4.1 million days lost to workplace injury

Economic Cost

  • £14.3 billion - estimated cost to Britain due to workplace injuries and work-related ill health.


  • 728 cases prosecuted in Britain
  • 12,430 enforcement notices issued in Britain

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