Woodglade Consultants - putting the "H" back into "H&S".
We provide our clients with professional and solutions-oriented services in occupational hygiene, occupational health and safety, environment and strategic management consulting.
We focus on occupational hygiene and occupational health in the workplace.
...... some statistics from the UK Health and Safety Executive (issued 31 October 2018; www.hse.gov.uk/Statistics/index.htm ):
144 workers killed at work
2,595 mesothelioma deaths in 2016 due to past asbestos exposures
71,062 other injuries to employees were reported under RIDDOR
555,000 injuries at work from the Labour Force Survey
1.4 million working people were suffering from a work-related il health
30.7 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury
£15.0 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2016/17)
Work-related ill health statistics (2017/18):
0.6 million: Workers suffering from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (new or long standing)
0.5 million: Workers suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety (new or long standing)
1.4 million: Work-related ill health cases (new or long standing)
2,595 mesothelioma deaths in 2016 due to past asbestos exposures, with a similar number of lung cancer deaths linked to past exposures to asbestos
30.7 million: Working days lost due to work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries
12,000: Lung disease deaths each year estimated to be linked to past exposures at work
£9.7 billion: Annual costs of new cases of work-related ill health in 2016/17, excluding long latency illness such as cancer
At Woodglade we are passionate about re-addressing the balance and making occupational health and safety of equal importance.
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