NOTICE 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 Incorrect Data for Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2011–17 (except 2015).
The Bureau of Labor Statistics discovered an error in how data were presented in Table R8 for incidence rates for detailed industries by selected event or exposure, 2017, for occupational injuries and illnesses with days away from work. The original published table presented case counts rather than incidence rates for the All other events category. These data were corrected on July 2, 2019 to present incidence rates. The links to the table versions are: https://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/cd_r8_2017.htm, https://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/cd_r8_2017.xlsx, and https://www.bls.gov/web/osh/cd_r8.htm.
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.
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State Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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)
Handbook of Methods
Industry, Occupation, and Case Coding
//OSH AutoSuppl Updates 10/15/2020// The nonfatal injury and illness rate among private industry employers in 2008 (3.9 cases per 100 workers) was at its lowest level since 2002 when recordkeeping requirements were revised.
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.
Telephone: (202) 691-6170
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