Nonfatal injury and illness rates by state, 2014

November 06, 2015

Among the 41 states for which 2014 data are available, injury and illness incidence rates were higher than the national rate of 3.2 cases per 100 full-time workers in 19 states, lower than the national rate in 14 states and in the District of Columbia, and about the same as the national rate in 8 states.

State nonfatal occupational injury and illness incidence rates, private industry, 2014


3.9 and higher
 
3.5 to 3.8
 
3.1 to 3.4
 
2.7 to 3.0
 
2.6 and lower
 
National rate: 3.2 cases per 100 full-time workers
Hover over a state to see data.
Hover over legend items to see states in a category.
Note: the incidence rate is the number of nonfatal
injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

From 2013 to 2014, injury and illness incidence rates declined in 10 states and were relatively unchanged in 31 states and in the District of  Columbia.

These data are from the Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities program. For more information, see “Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses — 2014” (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Nonfatal injury and illness rates by state, 2014 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/nonfatal-injury-and-illness-rates-by-state-2014.htm (visited January 22, 2019).

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