Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

IIF News Releases

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

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 »

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work

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 »

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (Annual)

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 »




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