Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures
Estimated annual deaths due to work-related diseases

Estimated annual deaths due to
work-related diseases

Work-related cancer estimates are for known carcinogens (including silica, diesel engine exhaust, and mineral oils), and probable carcinogens (such as shift work) which have not yet been confirmed.

Facts and figures
Estimated numbers of NI employees affected per annum
  • 20000 Work related illnesses
  • 13000 Musculoskeletal disorders
  • 15000 Work related stress

 

The Workplace Health Leadership Group Northern Ireland Partners are:
  • Northern Ireland Safety Group
  • Build Health
  • BOHS
  • HSE NI
  • EHNI
  • HSC Public Health Agency
  • IOSH NI Branch