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Health and safety statistics for the human health and social work activities sector in Great Britain

192,000 workers suffering from a work-related illness each year (LFS)

72,000 non-fatal injuries to workers each year (LFS)

Work-related ill health by illness type

(Source: LFS annual average estimate 2014/15-2016/17)

Graph showing stress depression or anxiety are the most common type of work-related illness in this sector at 45%

Non-fatal injuries to employees by most common accident kinds

(Source: Non-fatal injuries reported under RIDDOR 2014/15-2016/17)

Graph showing slips, trips and falls from the same level are the most common cause of non-fatal injury in this sector at 27%


Further information

Updated 2017-11-16