The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program produces a wide range of information about workplace injuries and illnesses. These data are collected and reported annually through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI).
For information on nonfatal workplace injury and illness, see the most recently published industry data. See the latest industry incidence rates (OSHA recordable case rates), or calculate a firm's incidence rate by using BLS's incidence rate calculator. More information on calculating incidence rates.
Detailed data on nonfatal injuries and illnesses, including by occupation, event, source, and nature can be found in worker case and demographic data.
For information on fatal workplace injuries, search fatal injuries data.For the highlights of the most recently published data and publication schedule, see IIF news releases.
Fatal occupational injuries to older workers
This article examines the experience of older workers during the 1992-2017 period. Compared to wokers overall, older workers were more likely to be fatally injured on the job.Read More
Nearly 50 years of occupational safety and health data
50 years of data show that workers are incurring fewer injuries and fatalities on the job. There is still work to do make workplaces safer.Read More
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)
Industry, Occupation, and Case Coding
A total of 5,333 workers died from a work-related injury in the U.S. in 2019, up 2 percent from the 2018 total of 5,250. The fatal work injury rate was 3.5 fatalities per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers, which was the rate reported in 2018.
In 2019, the rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses among private industry employees was 2.8 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers. Private industry workers incurred 2.8 million injuries or illnesses in 2019, unchanged from 2018.
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.
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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.
For microdata access questions see: www.bls.gov/rda/home.htm.
Telephone: (202) 691-6170
Written inquiries should be directed to:
Nonfatal injuries and illnesses, private industry
Fatal work-related injuries