Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wisconsin Occupational Safety & Health Statistics


BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses (SOII)


Survey Respondents (Updated December 15, 2022)

Employers selected to submit the 2022 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses will be emailed instructions for completing the 2022 survey on January 3rd, 2023, if that option was chosen by the respondent; mailed instructions will be sent to all other establishments on January 6th, 2023. Subsequent mailers for delinquent accounts will be sent in February, April, and May. If you were sampled to complete this reporting 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.

SOIIMAILEREmployers selected to participate in the 2023 BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses were emailed a Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements in late November 2022, and physical mailers were sent to all other future respondents mid-December 2022. If you received the notification, you are required to keep 2023 incident logs regardless of OSHA-exempt status; records will be collected in January 2024.



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BLS WI Press Release: SOII 2020 – January 26, 2022

From Federal BLS: “Private industry employers reported 59,900 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in Wisconsin in 2020, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.1 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.” Continue reading…

2020 WI SOII Press Release from BLS.gov (Link)

2020 WI SOII Data Tables: Summary Rates & US Rates/Counts (Excel)

2020 WI SOII Data Tables: Case and Demographic Information (Excel)



BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)


BLS WI Press Release: CFOI 2020 – April 7, 2022

From Federal BLS: “Fatal work injuries totaled 108 in 2020 for Wisconsin, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Jason Palmer noted that Wisconsin’s number of work-related fatalities was down from the previous year.” Continue reading…

2020 WI CFOI Press Release from BLS.gov (Link)

2020 WI CFOI Data Tables (Excel)




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