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RR897 - The costs to Britain of workplace injuries and work-related ill health in 2006/07 - Workplace fatalities and self reports

This research report presents an updated method for estimating the aggregate 'costs to Britain' of workplace injuries and new cases of work-related ill health, along with updated unit costs associated with an individual workplace injury or new case of ill health ('appraisal values').

The previous aggregate cost estimates were produced for 2001/02 and the previous unit cost estimates were in 2006 prices. The unit costs had developed separately and with a slightly different methodology to the aggregate costs and so were not strictly comparable.

This report provides a comprehensive update of the costs to Britain analysis, and includes:

This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE policy.

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Updated 2011-12-15