Occupational Safety and Health Statistics

Injuries and Illnesses

Date Added Resource Source
Jan 2008

2006 Oregon Occupational Injury and Illness Survey Summary (PDF)


Oregon workers employed in the private sector during calendar year 2006 suffered work-related injuries and illnesses at a rate of 5.3 for every 100 full-time employees.

Aug 2003

Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Statistics


Reports on OR-OSHA safety and health inspections and consultative services program, standards violated, compliance officer performance, summaries of injury and illness data by industry, and Oregon data from the BLS Occupational Safety and Health Survey.

Regional & National
Apr 2014

Occupational Ladder Fall Injuries — United States, 2011


Falls remain a leading cause of unintentional injury mortality nationwide, and 43% of fatal falls in the last decade have involved a ladder (1).

Apr 2014

Nonfatal Injuries And Illnesses Among State And Local Government Workers (PDF)


This Spotlight on Statistics compares characteristics of injury and illness cases in state and local government with those in private industry, highlighting incidence rate trends in selected state and local government industries and examining injury and illness rates and cases that occurred in state and local government workplaces in 2011.

Nov 2013

CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013


The "CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2013" includes two chapters on workers: 1) Nonfatal Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses — United States, 2010 2) Fatal Work-Related Injuries — United States, 2005–2009.

Jun 2013

NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS)


The mission of the CWCS is to use workers’ compensation data to prevent and reduce the severity of workplace injuries and illnesses. We will work with public and private partners to maximize the use of their own workers’ compensation data.

Feb 2013

Interactive Map: Injury Prevention in the United States


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides state-by-state injury death rates. Learn how states score on 10 key indicators of steps they can take to prevent injuries.

(RWJ Foundation)
Aug 2010

NIOSH Science Blog: State-based Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance


This month's science blog discusses the state-based occupational safety and health surveillance program and addresses recommendations to strengthen it.

Apr 2010

U.S. Department of Labor Strategic Plan for 2010-2016


This site provides information about the newly adopted DOL Strategic Plan and includes access to replays of live web chats related to the plan.

Jun 2009

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in OSHA Region 10: Safety and Health Surveillance Indicators 2000-2005


This report, prepared by the Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety, describes the Region 10 working population and the workplace injury and illness experience through existing data sources. Statistics include work-related injury and illness, hospitalizations, amputations, fatalities, and other health and safety indicators. Distributions of workers by race, gender, occupation, industry, part-time work and unemployment are also included.

(Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety)
Jan 2008

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2006 (PDF)


Both the rate and the number of occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work decreased from 2005 to 2006, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department Labor.

Jan 2008

NIOSH Worker Notification Program


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is a federal agency mandated to conduct research to prevent illnesses and injuries in the workplace. NIOSH notifies workers and other stakeholders about the findings of these research studies. The tables below are indexes to the notification materials listed by type of work exposure and the industry group. Click on any of the links to get information about the worker notification.

Jan 2006

The Collaborative on Health and the Environment Cancer Working Group: Environmental and Occupational Causes of Cancer


The Collaborative on Health and the Environment announces the release of a study initiated by CHE’s Cancer Working Group to summarize scientific evidence documenting associations between environmental and occupational exposures and certain cancers in the United States.

Sep 2005

Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System


The Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance Report is an ongoing project produced by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It presents up-to-date summary tables, graphs, and figures of occupationally-related respiratory disease surveillance data on the pneumoconioses, occupational asthma and other airways diseases, and several other respiratory conditions. For many of these diseases, selected data on related exposures are also presented.

Jul 2004

NIOSH Worker Health Chartbook


The Worker Health Chartbook, 2004 is a descriptive epidemiologic reference on occupational morbidity and mortality in the United States.

Aug 2003

Statistics & Data: Inspection Data and Workplace Statistics

Aug 2003

Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program, Bureau of Labor Statistics


The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides data on illnesses and injuries on the job and data on worker fatalities.