Bureau of Labor Statistics: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)

NEW! Wisconsin’s 2014 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Press Release – September 21st, 2015

“Worker Fatalities Remain Stable in Wisconsin in 2014” – In 2014, there were 97 Wisconsin workers who died due to injury. This number remains unchanged from the final count published in Wisconsin for 2013. The number of workplace deaths in Wisconsin the past decade range from 77 to 125, and average 98 fatalities annually.  The preliminary count of occupational fatalities in the U.S. in 2014 is 4,679, a 2% increase from the revised total of 4,585 in 2013.

See our latest press release for further details regarding 2014 Wisconsin fatal occupational injury data.  Click here to view our infographic, which represents our key findings for the 2014 census.



Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses (SOII): Respondents

In December of 2015, prenotifications will be sent to Wisconsin establishments which were sampled to participate in the 2016 Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses.  If you receive this notice and have questions regarding the nature of this injury and illness data collection, please call us at 1-800-884-1273 or email Rebecca Adams, Program Manager at rebecca.adams@slh.wisc.edu.

Instructions for completing the 2015 Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses will be mailed to Wisconsin establishments in January of 2016.  We will update our website with information pertinent to submitting your establishment’s data in December 2015.

If your company or agency has been sampled and you wish to verify the mailing address we currently have on file, please contact us as soon as possible, as we are in the process of updating sampled establishments’ information.

Want to know more about the survey and what you’ll need to report?  Click on the button to see our SOII guides and FAQs:


New OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements – Effective January 1, 2015OSHAUpdates092014

“OSHA has expanded the list of severe injuries and illnesses that employers must report and updated the list of industries who are partially exempt from routinely keeping OSHA records.”
– www.OSHA.gov

Respondents for the 2015 survey may be affected by these changes. Click here to view a PowerPoint detailing the new rules for recordkeeping and reporting.