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The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) analyses all reports submitted by organisations throughout the United Kingdom.

The results of which are used for numerous reasons. These are:

Review health & safety legislation

Highlight vulnerable people, tasks or industries

Help both enforcement bodies and organisations update health & safety focus/targets

Areas to be highlighted during enforcement body visits

Here are the key figures for Great Britain's financial year 2020/21

1.7 million working people suffering from a work-related illness, of which

822,000 workers suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety

470,000 workers suffering from a work-related musculoskeletal disorder

93,000 workers suffering from COVID-19 which they believe may have been from exposure to coronavirus at work

2,369 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2019)

142 workers killed at work

441,000 working people sustained an injury at work according to the Labour Force Survey

51,211 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR

You can also find more about the above on the HSE website (click here).

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