November 27, 2015
In 2014, there were 1,157,410 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses that required days away from work to recuperate, unchanged from 2013. The incidence rate was 107.1 cases per 10,000 full-time workers, down from 109.4 in 2013. The median days away from work to recuperate, a key measure of severity of injuries and illnesses, was 9 days, up from 8 days in 2013. Full Text »
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This Beyond the Numbers article describes the prevalence with which people working for private employers in the United States are given the opportunity to enroll in health and retirement plans with various provisions—the extent to which they have access to those provisions.
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BLS stopped publishing chartbooks in 2012. See Spotlight on Statistics for data visualizations that explain interesting and important developments in the labor market and economy.
- A Chartbook of International Labor Comparisons (2012 Edition)
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, 2010 (PDF)
- Fatal Occupational Injuries and Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2008
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2009
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2006: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2006
- A Chartbook of International Labor Comparisons (2010 Edition) (PDF)
- Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2008
- Charting the U.S. Labor Market in 2006
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2005: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2005
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2008
- Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2007
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2004
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2004: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Chartbook: Fatal Occupational Injuries in the United States, 1995-1999
- Regional Economic Patterns in the United States, 1990-1999
- Working in the 21st Century
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- In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.
- 72 percent
- 70 percent
- 68 percent
- 66 percent
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