Occupational Safety and Health Statistics

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

Dec 27, 2017
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) 2016


The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a seven percent increase from 2015, and notes that opioid-related deaths are on the rise in the workplace.

Source: BLS

Dec 01, 2017
The gig economy and worker safety


This article, in National Safety Council's Safety + Health, addresses the uncertainties surrounding the growing employment trends and their impacts on safety at work.

Source: Safety+Heatlh

Jul 10, 2017
Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation (FACE) Program Flier


A new flyer from NIOSH provides information on the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program and state FACE programs.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 20, 2017
National Center for Health Statistics


The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.

Source: NCHS

Jan 20, 2017
Global Worker Watch


Global Worker Watch seeks to expose the thousands of unjust deaths that occur among workers who provide the world with necessities of daily life: food, shelter, clothing, and energy.

Source: Global Worker Watch

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


CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html

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

Jan 01, 2014
CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training Videos


The Center for Research and Construction Training (CPWR) collected and used information from the NIOSH report to create three short training videos, each based on the true story of a fatal construction incident.

Source: CPWR