OSH Statistics (Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities)

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OSH Statistics (Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities)

Fatal Occupational Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Division is responsible for compiling work related injury, illness and fatality statistics. This data is available to the public upon request.

The Arkansas Department of Labor has contracted with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics to conduct annual surveys of workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses.

The first data for fatalities was released in the fall of 1993 for calendar year 1992 through a program known as CFOI, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Findings on the number of fatalities in Arkansas for each subsequent year are as follows:

Year # Fatalities Year # Fatalities Year # Fatalities
1992 82 2002 80 2012 63
1993 71 2003 87 2013 63
1994 85 2004 70 2014 67
1995 91 2005 80 2015 74
1996 88 2006 78 2016 68
1997 102 2007 89 2017 76
1998 86 2008 85 2018 76
1999 76 2009 75 2019 62
2000 106 2010 87 2020 64
2001 68 2011 93

State tables can be found on the BLS website here:
http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshstate.htm

More detailed data can be extracted using the LABSTAT data found here:
http://data.bls.gov/gqt/InitialPage.

For more information on OSH or CFOI statistics, contact Don Cash at 501-682-4542

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