HSE releases annual work related injury & ill health statistics

The HSE have now released its work related injury statistics for 2018/2019.

The report includes the statistics for work related ill health, workplace injuries, days lost and enforcement action taken.

In 2018/2019 we saw

147 fatal injuries whilst 581,000 workers sustained non fatal injuries. 1.4 million workers suffered from work related illnesses, 602,000 workers reported experienced work related stress, depression or anxiety with 498,000 workers suffering from a work related musculoskeletal disorder.

The figures published just highlight the need of managing risk and the continued promotion, review management and monitoring to continuously improve the health safety and wellbeing of our workforce.