Worldwide, there are around 340 millions occupational accidents and 160 millions victims of work-related illnesses annually.
(International Labour Organization. World Statistic, 2020)
The economic burden for all fatal and non-fatal work-related injuries and illnesses at a loss of 3.9% of all work-years globally, equivalent to a cost of approximately € 2680 billion (or US $ 2966 billion) for countries. This is roughly equivalent to 4% of the global Gross domestic product (GDP) worldwide.
(Jonas Steel et al. Occupational Health: The Global Evidence and Value. Society of Occupational Medicine, 2018)כעח