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Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State

Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates, private industry, United States and selected states, 2014
State Total
cases (1)
Cases with days away from work, job transfer, or restriction Other
recordable cases
Total Cases with days
away from work (2)
Cases with job
transfer or restriction

United States

3.2 1.7 1.0 0.7 1.5


2.6 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.3


2.0 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.0

  New Mexico

3.2 1.5 1.0 0.6 1.6


2.4 1.4 0.7 0.7 1.0

(1) Total recordable case Incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers and were calculated as:
        (N/EH) x 200,000, where:
        N = number of injuries and illnesses
        EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year
        200,000 = base for 100 equivalent full-time workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year)
(2) Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job transfer or restriction.

Note: No state data are available for Oklahoma. Because of rounding, components may not add to totals.

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