Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Summary Charts, 2009

Nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2009 to a rate of 3.6 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers - down from 3.9 cases in 2008. Similarly, the number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses reported in 2009 declined to 3.3 million cases, compared to 3.7 million cases in 2008. The following charts highlight information from the recent release of the 2009 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Last Modified Date: November 26, 2010

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