Injuries and Illnesses

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Oct 26, 2018
NIOSH Worker Health Charts

Using worker health information gathered by NIOSH and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, here you can create your own charts to assess current rates, distribution, and trends in workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths.

Source: NIOSH

Jun 21, 2018
Oregon Workers’ Compensation Claims Characteristics Calendar Year 2016

The Workers’ Compensation Division received notification of 20,461 accepted disabling claims in 2016. This fact sheet breaks down industries and causes.

Source: DCBS

Jan 20, 2017
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)


Jan 20, 2017
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics.

Source: DOL BLS

Jun 01, 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.


Feb 01, 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.

Source: RWJF

Jan 01, 2008
Worker Health Study Summaries

This page provides summaries of NIOSH worker health studies that have been done over the years. These summaries, or worker notifications, were sent to those workers who were included in each study.

Source: NIOSH

Sep 01, 2005
Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System

The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD) presents data on selected work-related respiratory diseases.

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2003
Statistics & Data: Inspection Data and Workplace Statistics

Statistics & Data: Inspection Data and Workplace Statistics provided by OSHA.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2003
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Statistics

Access Oregon Fatality reports; Performance, strategic, and state activity reports; and, Emphasis program and other reports.

Source: Oregon OSHA