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.
Because of data processing errors, incorrect U.S. national estimates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses were published in news releases for reference years 2011 and 2012. For corrected data and additional information see http://www.bls.gov/bls/errata/iif_errata_1014.htm.
September 11, 2014
The preliminary count of fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. in 2013 was 4,405, below the revised total of 4,628 in 2012. Overall, fatal occupational injuries are down nearly 25 percent over the past decade. More »
October 24, 2014
The rate of severe occupational injuries/illnesses decreased for the private sector and local government in 2012. Despite the decrease, the rates increased for private sector transportation and material moving occupations and three other occupation groups. More »
October 24, 2014
Private industry employers reported nearly 3.0 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2012, lowering the incidence rate to 3.4 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers compared to 3.5 cases in 2011. 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
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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