Each year the Health and Safety Executive publishes key figures for Great Britain’s Health & Safety at work. This year’s figures show that work-related stress, depression or anxiety has overtaken work-related musculoskeletal disorders as the most common cause of working days lost in the last year – for the first time ever. Working days lost and fatal injuries have also risen since last year’s figures were published, as has the cost implications of workplace injury and work-related injury and new cases of ill health. The figures in our latest infographic highlight the importance of managing Health & Safety at Work successfully.

H&S in the Workplace
Are you looking for a safety professional to support you in minimising the effects of these statistics on your business? Our Resourcing Team is here to help you attract, recruit and retain the right safety professional for your business. Get in touch on 01619679671 or email m.spencer@shieldsafety.co.uk to find out more.

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