Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wisconsin Occupational Safety & Health Statistics
Survey Respondents (Updated January 10, 2022)
Employers selected to submit the 2021 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were emailed or mailed instructions for completing the 2021 survey as of January 7th, 2022. Subsequent mailers for delinquent accounts will be sent in February, April, and May. We are in the process of collecting and finalizing our 2021 collection; if you were sampled and notified by our office, you are legally required to submit the requested information per Public Law 91-596. 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 2022 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were mailed a Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements mid-December 2021. If you received the notification, you are required to keep 2021 incident logs regardless of OSHA-exempt status; records will be collected in January 2023.
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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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