IIF News Releases

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work

November 26, 2013

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)

November 07, 2013

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 »

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

August 22, 2013

The preliminary count of fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. in 2012 was 4,383, down from the revised total of 4,693 in 2011. Overall, fatal occupational injuries are down nearly 25 percent since 2006. More »


  • Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
  • Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
    • Industry counts and frequency rates (HTML) (PDF 62K) 
    • Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work (HTML) (PDF)