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Incorrect Data for Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2011–17 (except 2015)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics discovered errors in the estimates from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) – Case and Demographics associated with Source of Injury or Illness categories 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery and 345 Derricks and related equipment for reference years 2011 to 2017 (except 2015). The error affected estimates for case counts, incidence rates, and median days away from work for national-level data and the following states: California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The error affected estimates for the following specific source of injury or illness:

32          Construction, logging, and mining machinery
324        Mining and drilling machinery
3244      Oil drilling rigs and machinery
34          Material and personnel handling machinery
345        Derricks and related equipment
 
The tables listed below include the affected categories for source of injury or illness. The data in these tables have not been corrected for the affected categories. BLS will not reissue these tables. Users should not cite data for the affected categories.

For questions regarding these incorrect data, please contact SOII staff.

Tables for reference years (2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011):

Number of nonfatal injuries and illnesses

  • R25. Detailed source by selected natures
  • R26. Detailed source by selected parts of body affected
  • R27. Detailed source by selected events or exposures
  • R55. Detailed source by age of worker
  • R56. Detailed source by race or ethnic origin of worker
  • R57. Detailed source by gender and length of service with employer
  • R58. Detailed source by summary occupational groups
  • R59. Detailed source by industry division
  • R69. Detailed source by number of days away from work
  • R74. Detailed source by major industry division
  • R80. Detailed source by hours worked before event occurred
  • R87. Detailed source by day of the week event occurred
  • R94. Detailed source by time of day event occurred

Incidence rates per 10,000 full-time workers of nonfatal injuries and illnesses

  • R28. Detailed source by selected natures
  • R29. Detailed source by selected parts of body affected
  • R30. Detailed source by selected events or exposures
  • R107. Detailed source by age of worker
  • R108. Detailed source by gender
  • R109. Detailed source by summary occupational groups

The table below summarizes the affected categories associated with data series for Survey ID “CS”. Affected data series were removed from the database and will not be replaced. For information about the “CS” data series, see: https://download.bls.gov/pub/time.series/cs/

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Case and Demographics error summary of categories affected
Year State and ownership Construction,
logging, and
mining machinery
Mining and
drilling machinery
Oil drilling rigs
and machinery
Material and
personnel
handling machinery
Derricks and
related equipment

2011

All U.S. X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

State government X X   X  

 

Local government X     X  

 

State and local government X X   X  

 

Georgia X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

North Carolina X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

State and local government X      

 

Tennessee X     X  

 

All ownership X     X  

 

Private X     X  

 

Local government X        

 

State and local government X        

 

Texas X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

2012

All U.S. X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

State government X     X  

 

Local government X     X  

 

State and local government X X   X  

 

Louisiana X X X X  

 

All ownership X X X X  

 

Private X X X X  

 

New Mexico X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

Pennsylvania X X X X  

 

All ownership X X X X  

 

Private X X X X  

 

Washington X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

Local government X     X  

 

State and local government X     X  

2013

All U.S. X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

State government X     X  

 

Local government X     X  

 

State and local government X X X  

 

District of Columbia       X  

 

All ownership       X  

 

Private       X  

2014

All U.S. X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

State government X     X  

 

Local government X X   X  

 

State and local government X X   X  

 

Louisiana X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X     X  

 

Local government X      

 

State and local government X      

 

Minnesota X     X  

 

All ownership X     X  

 

Private X     X  

 

State and local government     X  

 

Texas X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

Wyoming X X X X  

 

All ownership X X X X  

 

Private X X X X  

2016

All U.S. X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

 

State government X   X  

 

Local government X X   X  

 

State and local government X X   X  

 

California X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

Local government       X  

 

State and local government       X  

 

Maryland X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

State and local government X    

 

Texas X X X X X

 

All ownership X X X X X

 

Private X X X X X

2017

All U.S. X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

State government X     X  

 

Local government X X   X  

 

State and local government X X   X  

 

California X     X  

 

All ownership X     X  

 

Private X     X  

 

State and local government     X  

 

Massachusetts X     X  

 

All ownership X     X  

 

Private X     X  

 

Texas X X   X  

 

All ownership X X   X  

 

Private X X   X  

 

Wisconsin X     X  

 

All ownership X     X  

 

Private X     X  

 

State and local government X        

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2019