12m Britons hurt at work in the last year say RSA

The variety of problems is vast with one-quarter (26%) of those taken ill at work mostly having suffered from stress and anxiety and another quarter from back problems. Four percent suffered breathing problems and seven percent a musculoskeletal disorder.

These accidents and illnesses are having a significant effect on UK business as employees are having to take time off work. Nearly one in five (17%) of those injured in the workplace or who have become ill due to their working conditions

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