Mind Blowing Monday – Statistics 2018/2019

“Facts are to the mind what food is to the body” – Edmund Burke

  • Only 2 in 5 Employees are working at peak performance
  • Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent.
  • Your skin works hard. Not only is it the largest organ in the body, but it defends against disease and infection, regulates your temperature and aids in vitamin production.
  • Always look on the bright side: being an optimist can help you live longer
  • Sitting and sleeping are great in moderation, but too much can increase your chances of an early death.
  • 4 million working people suffer from work related illness’
  • There were 2526 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposure (2017).
  • 147 workers killed at work (that’s nearly 1 every other day)
  • 581,000 working people sustain injury at work
  • 69,208 injuries to employees were reported to RIDDOR
  • 2 million working days lost due to work related illness and injury.
  • £50 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2017/2018).

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