The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides annual information on the rate and number of work related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics.
Never-before-released data on job transfer or restriction cases for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses are now available. New fatal data have also been published on contractors. More ».
On May 15-16, the BLS Office of Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS) will host a conference on workplace safety and health data. For additional details and information please see http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshs40.htm.
November 08, 2012
The overall rate of severe occupational injuries/illnesses remained essentially unchanged in 2011 at 117 cases per 10,000 full-time workers; 20 percent occurred to just five occupations: laborers; nursing aides; janitors; truck drivers; and police officers. More »
October 25, 2012
The total recordable cases incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses among private industry employers was unchanged for the first time in a decade in 2011 at 3.5 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers. More »
September 20, 2012
The preliminary count of fatal work injuries in the U.S. in 2011 was 4,609, down slightly from the final total of 4,690 in 2010. Overall, fatal work injuries are down 21 percent since 2006. More »
|Customized Injuries & Illnesses Tools|
|Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and Fatal Injuries Profiles
Allows users to search nonfatal and fatal data for the nation and for States from the most current Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries programs. Users can search by industry, demographic characteristics, and case characteristics. Historical data for years prior to the current year are also available.
|Incidence Rate Calculator and Comparison Tool
Allows users to calculate injury and illness incidence rates for their specific establishment or firm and to compare them with the averages for the Nation, for States, and for the industry in which the establishment is found.
|Workplace Injuries & Illnesses|
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (2011 forward)
|Nonfatal cases involving days away from work: selected characteristics (2011 forward)
Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Industry Data
Much of our data are already included in tables and articles. You can Search for those tables and articles that have a specific word or phrase included in their titles.
You can download an electronic version of any article or table from the BLS FTP site.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for the administration and interpretation of issues related to record keeping and safety standards. Here are links to assist you with these subjects:
Telephone: (202) 691-6170
Fax: (202) 691-6196 or (202) 691-7862
Written inquiries should be directed to:
U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions
Postal Square Building - Suite 3180
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, D.C. 20212