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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.