Injuries and illnesses resulting in days away from work by age in 2007
November 21, 2008
The 2007 rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work was 122 per 10,000 full-time workers, a decrease of 4 percent from 2006.
Workers who were 20 to 24 years of age had the highest incidence rate at 134 cases per 10,000 full-time workers, a 6 percent decline from 2006.
Workers 65 years old and older had the lowest rate at 96, a 9 percent decline from 2006.
These data are from the BLS Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities program. Additional information is available from "Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away from Work, 2007," (PDF) (HTML) news release USDL 08-1716.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Injuries and illnesses resulting in days away from work by age in 2007 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/nov/wk3/art05.htm (visited October 21, 2017).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Differences in Parents’ Time Use between the Summer and the School Year
A look at how parents of school-age children spend their time in the summer and the school year.
Hispanics in the United States: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
A look at employment, earnings, consumer spending, time use, and workplace injuries and illnesses for the Hispanic or Latino U.S. population.
Expenditures on Admissions to the Arts, Movies, Sporting Events, and Other Entertainment
A look at consumer spending and attendance at arts, sports, and entertainment events.
Profile of the Labor Force by Educational Attainment
A look at the educational attainment of the U.S. labor force and how it has changed over time.