Each year in the EU, more than 5500 people lose their life as a result of occupational accidents.

According to assessments by the International Labour Organization (ILO), each year in the EU more than 159 000 people die from occupational diseases.

Companies in the European Union lose around 143 million working days per year due to occupational accidents.

Even though assessments vary, losses for the economy of the EU due to such accidents and diseases amount to 490 billion euro per year.

 

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