Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wisconsin Occupational Safety & Health Statistics


BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses (SOII)

Survey Respondents (Updated 1/16/2020)


Employers selected for the 2019 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were emailed or mailed instructions for completing the 2019 survey as of January 13th, 2020. 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 2020 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were mailed a Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements mid-December 2019. If you received the notification, you are required to keep 2020 incident logs regardless of OSHA-exempt status; records will be collected in January 2021.





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BLS WI Press Release: WI Nonfatal Work Injury & Illness Rate Decreases in 2017 – Feb. 12th, 2019

“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…

2017 WI SOII Press Release (PDF)  Charts 1 2 3

2017 WI SOII Data Tables: Summary Rates (Excel)

2017 WI SOII Data Tables: Case and Demographic Information (Excel)

2017 WI SOII Infographic (PNG)


BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)


BLS WI Press Release: Fatal Worker Injuries Remains Consistent in WI in 2017 – Feb. 5th, 2019

“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…

2017 WI CFOI Press Release (PDF)

2017 WI CFOI Data Tables (Excel)

2017 WI CFOI Infographic (PNG)



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