Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wisconsin Occupational Safety & Health Statistics
“According to estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Survey of Occupational injuries and Illnesses (SOII), there were 82,400 total injuries and illnesses reported by Wisconsin employers in 2017, a slight decrease from the 82,700 total injuries and illnesses reported for 2016. The rate of injury and illness fell from 3.8 in 2016 to 3.7 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers. Nationally, the total recordable case rate declined from 3.2 cases in 2016 to 3.1 cases per 100 full-time workers in 2017. ” Continue reading…
“According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, there were 106 Wisconsin workers who died due to injury in 2017. This number reflects a slight increase from 105 fatalities in 2016, but Wisconsin’s overall fatality rate dropped slightly from a rate of 3.6 in 2016 to 3.5 deaths per 100,000 full-time workers in 2017. The number of workplace deaths in Wisconsin the past decade (2008-2017) range from 77 in 2008 to 114 in 2012, and average 98 fatalities annually.” Continue reading…
Survey Respondents (Updated 1/14/2019)
Employers selected for the 2018 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were emailed or mailed instructions for completing the 2018 survey as of January 11th, 2019. If you want to check if your establishment was selected to participate, please contact the BLS staff to assist you.
Employers selected to participate in the 2019 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were mailed a Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements mid-December 2018. If you received the notification, you are required to keep 2019 injury logs regardless of OSHA-exempt status; records will be collected in January 2020.
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