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HSE Summary statistics 2018

The link leads you to the HSE summary statistics for 2018.  This includes statistics for both ill health and injury.

Page 6 details the Occupational Lung Disease Statistics, which include:

  • 12,000 Lung Disease deaths each year are estimated to be linked to past exposures at work.
  • 2,595 Mesothelioma deaths in 2016, with a similar number if Lung Cancer deaths linked to past exposures to Asbestos.
  • 20,000 New cases of breathing or lung problems caused or made worse by work each year on an average over the last years according to self-reported estimates from the Labour Force Survey.

URL: http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/overall/hssh1718.pdf