DOL Releases Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2012

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Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

August 22, 2013

The preliminary count of fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. in 2012 was 4,383, down from the revised total of 4,693 in 2011. Overall, fatal occupational injuries are down nearly 25 percent since 2006. More »

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work

November 08, 2012

The overall rate of severe occupational injuries/illnesses remained essentially unchanged in 2011 at 117 cases per 10,000 full-time workers; 20 percent occurred to just five occupations: laborers; nursing aides; janitors; truck drivers; and police officers. More »

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (Annual)

October 25, 2012

The total recordable cases incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses among private industry employers was unchanged for the first time in a decade in 2011 at 3.5 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers. More »

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