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Chart 1: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates(1) by case type, private industry, 2003-18

Year

Total recordable cases

Cases with days away from work, job transfer or restriction

Cases with days away from work

Cases with job transfer or restriction

Other recordable cases

2003

5.02.61.51.12.4

2004

4.82.51.41.12.3

2005

4.62.41.41.02.2

2006

4.42.31.31.02.1

2007

4.22.11.20.92.1

2008

3.92.01.10.91.9

2009

3.61.81.10.81.8

2010

3.51.81.10.81.7

2011

3.41.81.00.71.7

2012

3.41.81.00.71.6

2013

3.31.71.00.71.6

2014

3.21.71.00.71.5

2015

3.01.60.90.71.4

2016

2.91.60.90.71.3

2017

2.81.50.90.71.3

2018

2.81.60.90.71.3

[1] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Note: Components may not add to totals due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 2: Distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by private industry sector, 2018

Private industry sector

Number of illnesses (in thousands)

Number of injuries (in thousands)

Health care and social assistance

32.7544.8

Manufacturing

35.0395.3

Retail trade

8.8401.1

Accommodation and food services

7.6271.0

Transportation and warehousing

8.3213.1

Construction

3.6195.6

Wholesale trade

3.7157.1

Administrative and waste services

5.8112.8

Other services (except public administration)

1.970.8

Professional and technical services

4.466.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.554.4

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

2.651.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

0.945.2

Educational services

1.835.1

Information

1.631.7

Finance and insurance

2.526.1

Management of companies and enterprises

0.816.8

Utilities

1.09.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.49.4

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 3: Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by private industry sector, 2018

Private industry sector

Incidence rate(1)

Number of cases (in thousands)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

5.354.4

Transportation and warehousing

4.5221.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.157.9

Health care and social assistance

3.9577.4

Retail trade

3.5409.9

Manufacturing

3.4430.3

Accommodation and food services

3.1278.5

Construction

3.0199.1

Wholesale trade

2.9160.8

Administrative and waste services

2.3118.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

2.346.1

Other services (except public administration)

2.272.8

Educational services

1.936.9

Utilities

1.910.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

1.49.8

Information

1.333.3

Management of companies and enterprises

0.817.5

Professional and technical services

0.870.5

Finance and insurance

0.528.5

[1] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 4: Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational illnesses by private industry sector, 2018

Private industry sector

Incidence rate (1)

Number of cases (in thousands)

Manufacturing

27.735.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

25.22.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

25.03.5

Health care and social assistance

22.332.7

Utilities

18.81.0

Transportation and warehousing

16.68.3

Administrative and waste services

11.15.8

Educational services

9.01.8

Accommodation and food services

8.57.6

Retail trade

7.58.8

Wholesale trade

6.53.7

Information

6.31.6

Other services (except public administration)

6.01.9

Construction

5.33.6

Professional and technical services

5.34.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

5.20.4

Finance and insurance

4.42.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

4.40.9

Management of companies and enterprises

3.20.8

[1] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 10,000 full-time workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 5: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates(1) by case type and ownership, 2018

Ownership

Total recordable cases

Cases with days away from work, job transfer or restriction

Cases with days away from work

Cases with job transfer or restriction

Other recordable cases

Private industry

2.81.60.90.71.3

State government

3.61.91.40.51.7

Local government

5.32.41.60.82.8

[1] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Note: Components may not add to totals due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 6: Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by selected industries, state government, 2018
Industry sectorNAICS code(1)Incidence rate (2)Number of cases (in thousands)

Nursing and residential care facilities

623 11.913.1

Hospitals

622 8.125.0

Correctional institutions

92214 7.329.9

Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

6113 1.922.8

[1] North American Industry Classification System -- United States, 2012

[2] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 7: Incidence rates and numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by selected industries, local government, 2018
Industry sectorNAICS code[1]Incidence rate[2] Number of cases (in thousands)

Nursing and residential care facilities

623 7.33.8

Public administration

926.5228.3

Water sewage and other systems

2213 5.88.5

Hospitals

622 5.429.5

Elementary and secondary schools

6111 4.5235.7

[1] North American Industry Classification System -- United States, 2012

[2] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 8: State nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates compared to the national rate, private industry, 2018
StateIncidence rate [1]Compared to the national rate

Alabama

2.7State rate not statistically different from national rate

Alaska

3.6State rate statistically greater than national rate

Arizona

3.0State rate statistically greater than national rate

Arkansas

2.2State rate statistically less than national rate

California

3.3State rate statistically greater than national rate

Connecticut

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

Delaware

2.4State rate statistically less than national rate

District of Columbia

1.7State rate statistically less than national rate

Georgia

2.5State rate statistically less than national rate

Hawaii

3.3State rate statistically greater than national rate

Illinois

2.7State rate not statistically different from national rate

Indiana

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

Iowa

3.3State rate statistically greater than national rate

Kansas

3.1State rate statistically greater than national rate

Kentucky

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

Louisiana

1.8State rate statistically less than national rate

Maine

4.7State rate statistically greater than national rate

Maryland

2.8State rate not statistically different from national rate

Massachusetts

2.6State rate statistically less than national rate

Michigan

3.0State rate statistically greater than national rate

Minnesota

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

Missouri

2.8State rate not statistically different from national rate

Montana

3.9State rate statistically greater than national rate

Nebraska

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

Nevada

3.5State rate statistically greater than national rate

New Jersey

2.6State rate statistically less than national rate

New Mexico

2.8State rate not statistically different from national rate

New York

2.2State rate statistically less than national rate

North Carolina

2.4State rate statistically less than national rate

Ohio

2.4State rate statistically less than national rate

Oregon

3.6State rate statistically greater than national rate

Pennsylvania

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

South Carolina

2.4State rate statistically less than national rate

Tennessee

2.8State rate not statistically different from national rate

Texas

2.0State rate statistically less than national rate

Utah

2.8State rate not statistically different from national rate

Vermont

4.7State rate statistically greater than national rate

Virginia

2.5State rate statistically less than national rate

Washington

4.0State rate statistically greater than national rate

West Virginia

3.0State rate statistically greater than national rate

Wisconsin

3.6State rate statistically greater than national rate

Wyoming

3.2State rate statistically greater than national rate

[1] The incidence rates represent the number of injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

Note: Rates not available for states not participating in Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 9: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates and number of cases with days away from work, by ownership, 2018
YearOwnershipIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of days away from work cases[1]

2018

All ownerships98.4 1,133,670

2018

Private industry89.7 900,380

2018

State government142.6 56,170

2018

Local government163.9 177,120

[1] Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 10: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates and distribution of cases with days away from work, by gender and ownership, 2018
YearGenderOwnershipIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of days away from work cases[1]Percentage of cases within ownership[2]

2018

MalePrivate industry94.3 541,330 60%

2018

MaleState government179.7 29,710 53%

2018

MaleLocal government218.2 104,390 59%

2018

FemalePrivate industry83.4 353,440 40%

2018

FemaleState government115.3 25,830 47%

2018

FemaleLocal government120.3 71,860 41%

[1]Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

[2]Percentages of days away from work cases by ownership exclude cases where gender was not reported.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 11: Median days away from work due to injuries and illnesses and incidence rate by age of worker, all ownerships, 2018
YearAge groupMedian days away from work[1]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2018

16 to 19 years5111.4

2018

20 to 24 years5100.9

2018

25 to 34 years686.5

2018

35 to 44 years891.7

2018

45 to 54 years11104.5

2018

55 to 64 years14113.4

2018

65 years and older1498.3

2018

Total998.4

[1]Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 12. Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates for cases with days away from work by selected event or exposure, all ownerships, 2014-18
YearEvent or exposure[1]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2014

Overexertion and bodily reaction35.6

2014

Falls, slips, trips29.3

2014

Contact with objects or equipment23.8

2014

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals6.8

2014

Transportation incidents5.8

2015

Overexertion and bodily reaction33.9

2015

Falls, slips, trips27.9

2015

Contact with objects or equipment24.3

2015

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals6.8

2015

Transportation incidents5.7

2016

Overexertion and bodily reaction32.9

2016

Falls, slips, trips26.2

2016

Contact with objects or equipment23.9

2016

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals6.7

2016

Transportation incidents5.6

2017

Overexertion and bodily reaction32

2017

Falls, slips, trips25.7

2017

Contact with objects or equipment23.1

2017

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals7.1

2017

Transportation incidents5.4

2018

Overexertion and bodily reaction30.3

2018

Falls, slips, trips26.6

2018

Contact with objects or equipment23.3

2018

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals7.3

2018

Transportation incidents5.8

[1]Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 13. Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates for cases with days away from work by selected nature of injury or illness, all ownerships, 2014-18
YearNature of injury or illness[1]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2014

Sprains, strains, tears38.9

2014

Soreness, pain18.3

2014

Cuts, lacerations, punctures8.8

2014

Bruises, contusions9

2014

Fractures8.8

2015

Sprains, strains, tears38

2015

Soreness, pain16.6

2015

Cuts, lacerations, punctures9.6

2015

Bruises, contusions9.1

2015

Fractures8.9

2016

Sprains, strains, tears36.3

2016

Soreness, pain16.8

2016

Cuts, lacerations, punctures9.3

2016

Bruises, contusions8.8

2016

Fractures8.5

2017

Sprains, strains, tears35

2017

Soreness, pain17.1

2017

Cuts, lacerations, punctures8.9

2017

Bruises, contusions8.6

2017

Fractures8.7

2018

Sprains, strains, tears34.0

2018

Soreness, pain18.7

2018

Cuts, lacerations, punctures9.0

2018

Bruises, contusions8.8

2018

Fractures8.2

[1]Data shown in columns correspond to nature of injury or illness based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 14: Median days away from work and incidence rate due to injuries and illnesses by nature, all ownerships, 2018
YearNature[1]Median days away from workIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workers

2018

Multiple injuries with fractures480.4

2018

Fractures328.2

2018

Amputations310.5

2018

Carpal tunnel syndrome300.5

2018

Tendonitis140.2

2018

Sprains, strains, tears1134

2018

Multiple traumatic injuries92.8

2018

Soreness, pain818.7

2018

Multiple injuries with sprains71.5

2018

Bruises, contusions58.8

2018

Heat (thermal) burns51.5

2018

Cuts, lacerations47.5

2018

Cuts, lacerations, punctures49

2018

Chemical burns and corrosions30.4

2018

Punctures (except gunshot wounds)31.5

[1]Data shown in columns correspond to nature of injury or illness based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 15: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness number of cases with days away from work and incidence rates for selected occupations with 20,000 cases or more, all ownerships, 2018
YearOccupation code[1]Occupation titleIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of days away from work cases[2]

2018

53-7062Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand264.1 68,470

2018

53-3032Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers262.1 49,700

2018

37-2011Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners200.9 35,620

2018

31-1014Nursing Assistants272.4 33,430

2018

49-9071Maintenance and Repair Workers, General214.7 29,370

2018

41-2031Retail Salespersons74.3 26,760

2018

43-5081Stock Clerks and Order Fillers151.1 25,570

2018

33-3051Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers371.4 25,410

2018

29-1141Registered Nurses93.6 24,080

2018

53-3033Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers233 22,480

2018

47-2061Construction Laborers222.4 21,710

[1]Standard Occupational Classification Manual, 2010, Office of Management and Budget.

[2]Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Note: Because of rounding and data exclusion of non-classifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 16: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rate for cases resulting in days away from work by selected occupations and leading event or exposure, all ownerships, 2014-18
YearOccupationEvent or exposure[1]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers

2014

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversFall on same level58.6

2015

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversFall on same level47.9

2016

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversFall on same level43.6

2017

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversFall on same level39.5

2018

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversFall on same level41.4

2014

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversRoadway incidents42.8

2015

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversRoadway incidents40.7

2016

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversRoadway incidents35.3

2017

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversRoadway incidents40.6

2018

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversRoadway incidents34.4

2014

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversStruck by object34.3

2015

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversStruck by object29.6

2016

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversStruck by object33.5

2017

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversStruck by object31.8

2018

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driversStruck by object26.4

2014

Nursing assistantsFall on same level61.8

2015

Nursing assistantsFall on same level54.4

2016

Nursing assistantsFall on same level54.2

2017

Nursing assistantsFall on same level47.9

2018

Nursing assistantsFall on same level42.9

2014

Nursing assistantsOverexertion in lifting or lowering44.4

2015

Nursing assistantsOverexertion in lifting or lowering42.5

2016

Nursing assistantsOverexertion in lifting or lowering41.3

2017

Nursing assistantsOverexertion in lifting or lowering42.4

2018

Nursing assistantsOverexertion in lifting or lowering32.2

2014

Nursing assistantsViolence and other injuries by persons or animal51.6

2015

Nursing assistantsViolence and other injuries by persons or animal56.3

2016

Nursing assistantsViolence and other injuries by persons or animal47.9

2017

Nursing assistantsViolence and other injuries by persons or animal51.4

2018

Nursing assistantsViolence and other injuries by persons or animal43.7

2014

Police and sheriff's patrol officersViolence and other injuries by persons or animal131.1

2015

Police and sheriff's patrol officersViolence and other injuries by persons or animal140.4

2016

Police and sheriff's patrol officersViolence and other injuries by persons or animal138.2

2017

Police and sheriff's patrol officersViolence and other injuries by persons or animal151.3

2018

Police and sheriff's patrol officersViolence and other injuries by persons or animal121.7

2014

Police and sheriff's patrol officersFall on same level87.5

2015

Police and sheriff's patrol officersFall on same level73.5

2016

Police and sheriff's patrol officersFall on same level40.6

2017

Police and sheriff's patrol officersFall on same level50.5

2018

Police and sheriff's patrol officersFall on same level33.2

2014

Police and sheriff's patrol officersRoadway incidents53.4

2015

Police and sheriff's patrol officersRoadway incidents66.1

2016

Police and sheriff's patrol officersRoadway incidents59.1

2017

Police and sheriff's patrol officersRoadway incidents52.6

2018

Police and sheriff's patrol officersRoadway incidents47.5

2014

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversStruck by object- [2]

2015

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversStruck by object61.8

2016

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversStruck by object66.9

2017

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversStruck by object63.5

2018

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversStruck by object57.0

2014

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversOverexertion in lifting or lowering- [2]

2015

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversOverexertion in lifting or lowering49.5

2016

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversOverexertion in lifting or lowering56.3

2017

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversOverexertion in lifting or lowering52.5

2018

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversOverexertion in lifting or lowering45.6

2014

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversFall on same level- [2]

2015

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversFall on same level29.6

2016

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversFall on same level29.8

2017

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversFall on same level31.7

2018

Laborers and freight, stock, and material moversFall on same level28.1

[1]Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System 2.01 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

[2]Incidence rates are not available for 2014 for Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers.

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 17: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates for cases involving days away from work for selected healthcare and protective service occupations, by ownership, 2018
YearOccupation code[1]Occupation titlePrivate industry incidence rate[2]State government incidence rateLocal government incidence rate

2018

31-1013Psychiatric aides647.71475.7-

2018

29-2053Psychiatric technicians619.4800.2999.6

2018

33-3051Police and sheriff's patrol officers549.8423.9448.7

2018

29-2041Emergency medical technicians and paramedics273.9153.5381.2

2018

31-1014Nursing assistants255.7445.9459.7

2018

33-2011Firefighters130.3548.1534

2018

29-1141Registered nurses88.4194.597.3

2018

29-2061Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses85.6427.7133.9

[1]Standard Occupational Classification Manual, 2010, Office of Management and Budget.

[2]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time equivalent workers

Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 18: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates and number of cases of musculoskeletal disorders with days away from work, by ownership, 2018
YearOwnershipIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of days away from work cases[1]

2018

Private industry27.2 272,780

2018

State government33.5 13,210

2018

Local government45.4 49,080

[1]Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Note: Because of rounding and data exclusion of non-classifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 19: Nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates and number of cases of musculoskeletal disorders by selected occupations, all ownerships, 2018
YearOccupation code[1]Occupation titleIncidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of days away from work cases[2]

2018

33-2011Firefighters191.1 7,170

2018

29-2041Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics174.7 4,510

2018

43-4181Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks146.4 1,740

2018

31-1014Nursing Assistants140.5 17,240

2018

53-3021Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity123.7 1,790

2018

49-2022Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers123.2 2,800

2018

49-9052Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers117 1,450

2018

53-7062Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand100 25,930

2018

53-3033Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers87.4 8,430

2018

37-2012Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners82.4 6,240

2018

TotalAll workers with musculoskeletal disorders29.1335,070

[1]Standard Occupational Classification Manual, 2010, Office of Management and Budget.

[2]Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction.

Note: Because of rounding and data exclusion of non-classifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 20: Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses with days away from work by medical treatment facility visits, private industry sector, 2018
Private industry sector[1]Total medical treatment facility visits[2]Emergency room visits onlyIn-patient overnight hospitalizations (with or without ER visits)

Health care and social assistance

60,75057,3903,360

Manufacturing

48,73041,8906,830

Retail trade

36,38032,6603,720

Construction

36,25029,2107,040

Accommodation and food services

33,23030,8602,380

Transportation and warehousing

30,08026,4903,590

Wholesale trade

18,84015,6603,170

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

18,02015,8302,190

Professional, scientific, and technical services

8,3607,1501,210

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

6,7705,5601,210

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5,9705,410570

Real estate and rental and leasing

5,1304,280850

Educational services

3,9503,550400

Finance and insurance

2,2001,950250

Management of companies and enterprises

1,6201,360260

Utilities

1,5901,410190

Mining

1,050830220

[1]North American Industry Classification System -- United States, 2012

[2] Total medical treatment facility visits include in-patient overnight hospitalization only, emergency room treatment only, and visits treated both in the emergency room and in-patient overnight hospitalization.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

Chart 21: Incidence rate, number of cases, and median days away from work of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses with days away from work by medical treatment facility visits, selected private industry sector, 2018
Private industry sector[1]Incidence rate per 10,000 full-time workersNumber of cases[2]Median days away from work[3]
Emergency room visit only"In-patient overnight hospitalization (with or without ER visit)"Emergency room visit only"In-patient overnight hospitalization (with or without ER visit)"Emergency room visit only"In-patient overnight hospitalization (with or without ER visit)"

Transportation and warehousing

53.37.226,4903,5901771

Construction

43.510.529,2107,040855

Health care and social assistance

39.12.357,3903,360630

Accommodation and food services

34.82.730,8602,380531

Manufacturing

33.25.441,8906,830748

Retail trade

27.73.232,6603,720542

[1]North American Industry Classification System -- United States, 2012

[2] Total medical treatment facility visits include in-patient overnight hospitalization only, emergency room treatment only, and visits treated both in the emergency room and in-patient overnight hospitalization.

[3]Median days is the measure used to summarize the varying lengths of time workers were affected by an injury or illness. Half of the cases involved more days and half involved less days than a specified median. Median days are represented in actual values.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, November 2019

 

Last Modified Date: November 7, 2019