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Latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report that an estimated 30.4 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injuries, costing approximately £14.1 billion.

Below is a map of Great Britain, which shows the regions figures for ill health, injuries including RIDDOR reportable fatal and non-fatal injuries.

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Figures:

Ill health – estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported illness caused or made worse by work. Averaged rate per 100,000 employed in last 12 months (2013-2016):
East – 3,640
East Midlands – 4,730
London – 3,220
North East – 3,980
North West – 3,960
Scotland – 3,560
South East – 4,230
South West – 4,450
Wales – 4,640
West Midlands – 3,580
Yorkshire & The Humber – 4,620

Non-fatal injuries – estimated incidence and rates of self-reported workplace non-fatal injury. Averaged rate per 100,000 workers employed in the last 12 months (2013-2016):
East – 2,220
East Midlands – 2,640
London – 1,380
North East – 1,800
North West – 2,050
Scotland – 1,960
South East – 2,090
South West – 2,150
Wales – 2,680
West Midlands – 2,230
Yorkshire & The Humber – 2,160

RIDDOR reported fatal injuries to employees and the self-employed workers (2015-2016 provisional figures):
East – 14
East Midlands – 12
London – 17
North East – 5
North West – 17
Scotland – 16
South East – 11
South West – 12
Wales – 13
West Midlands – 12
Yorkshire & The Humber – 15

RIDDOR reported non-fatal injuries to employees (2015-2016 provisional figures):
East – 6,627
East Midlands – 6,066
London – 8,390
North East – 3,153
North West – 8,715
Scotland – 6,560
South East – 8,258
South West – 6,190
Wales – 3,927
West Midlands – 7,019
Yorkshire & The Humber – 6,714

Source: HSE