Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wisconsin Occupational Safety & Health Statistics
Survey Respondents (Updated June 29, 2021)
Employers selected for the 2020 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were emailed or mailed instructions for completing the 2020 survey as of January 11th, 2021. Subsequent mailers for delinquent accounts were sent in February, April, and May. We are in the process of finalizing our 2020 collection and quality assurance measures; the last day to add or alter your submission is July 11th via online portal and altogether by close of business July 13th. 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 2021 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were mailed a Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements mid-December 2020. If you received the notification, you are required to keep 2021 incident logs regardless of OSHA-exempt status; records will be collected in January 2022.
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Though federal and Wisconsin SOII data were published through the national BLS website in February, our state office was only recently able to compile our data outputs for the 2020 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. We share those here today with apologies for the delay. From Federal BLS: “Over 65,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Wisconsin’s private industry employers in 2019, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.3 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.” Continue reading…
Though federal and Wisconsin CFOI data were published through the national BLS website in March, our state office was only recently able to compile our data outputs for the 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. We share those here today with apologies for the delay. From Federal BLS: “Fatal work injuries totaled 113 in 2019 for Wisconsin, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Jason Palmer noted that the number of work-related fatalities in Wisconsin was down from the previous year. (See chart 1.) Fatal occupational injuries in the state have ranged from a high of 138 in 1993 to a low of 77 in 2008.” Continue reading…
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