The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics. These data are collected through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI).

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 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 additional information, see https://www.bls.gov/bls/errata/incorrect-data-for-survey-of-occupational-injuries-and-illnesses-2011-17-except-2015.htm

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses


by Industry

by Case Circumstances and Worker Characteristics What is this?

Fatal Occupational Injuries

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FEATURED ARTICLES

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW
Monthly Labor Review

The quest for meaningful and accurate occupational health and safety statistics

A description of how the Occupational Safety and Health Statistics program has evolved to offer more accurate and complete data on occupational injuries and illnesses.

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BLS REPORTS
BLS Reports

A pilot study of job-transfer or work-restriction cases, 2011–2013

This report presents data that led to employees being transferred to another job or restricted from their normal duties.

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State Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities


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Special Estimates: State Musculoskeletal Disorders

Number and Rate of Cases of Musculoskeletal Disorder for Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Cases Requiring Days Away From Work (State Tables)


IIF News Releases

Total of 5,147 fatal work injuries in 2017, down slightly from 2016

12/18/2018

A total of 5,147 workers died from a work-related injury in the U.S. in 2017, down slightly from the 2016 total of 5,190. The fatal injury rate was 3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers, also down from 3.6 in 2016.
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Employer-reported injury and illness rate declined to 2.8 cases per 100 workers in 2017

11/08/2018

About 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2017, occurring at a rate of 2.8 cases per 100 full-time workers. Both the number of injuries and illnesses and the rate of these cases declined from 2016.
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Schedule

  • November 2019 - Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses (2018 data)
  • December 2019 - Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (2018 data)
  • Archived news releases

 

IIF Databases

Calculator

Customized Industry Rate Tool
Injury and Illness
Allows users to calculate injury and illness incidence rates for their specific establishment or firm and to compare them with the averages for the Nation, for States, and for the industry in which the establishment is found.
Injury and Illness Rates Calculator

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Workplace Injuries & Illnesses
Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and Fatal Injuries Profiles
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Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Industry Data (2014 forward)
Special Notice for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Top Picks for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Data Finder for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses   Multi Screen Data Search for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Tables for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Text Files for Industry Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
Nonfatal cases involving days away from work: selected characteristics (2011 forward)
Special Notice for Nonfatal cases Top Picks for Nonfatal cases   One Screen Data Search for Nonfatal cases Multi Screen Data Search for Nonfatal cases Tables for Nonfatal cases Text Files for Nonfatal cases
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (2011 forward)
Special Notice for Fatal Occupational Injuries Top Picks for Fatal Occupational Injuries   One Screen Data Search for Fatal Occupational Injuries Multi Screen Data Search for Fatal Occupational Injuries Tables for Fatal Occupational Injuries Text files for Fatal Occupational Injuries

 

More Tools

  • Series Report—Already know the series identifier for the statistic you want? Use this shortcut to retrieve your data.
  • Flat files (FTP)—For those who want it all. Download a flat file of the entire database or large subset of the database.
  • Search for those tables and articles that have a specific word or phrase included in their titles. Much of our data are already included in tables and articles.

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Recordkeeping, standards, and forms

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for the administration and interpretation of issues related to record keeping and safety standards. Here are links to assist you with these subjects:

Other Useful Links

What BLS does not have

  • We consider data provided by individual companies to be confidential and not for public release.
  • Costs are not available from the BLS Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities statistical program.

 

Contact IIF

Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF)

Staff members of the IIF program within the Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions are available Monday through Friday for your assistance.

Telephone: (202) 691-6170
Fax: (202) 691-6196 or (202) 691-7862
E-mail: Staff

Written inquiries should be directed to:

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions
Postal Square Building - Suite 3180
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, D.C. 20212