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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

IIF News Releases

//CFOI Resilio Test 09292023// 5,333 fatal work injuries in 2022, up 2% from 2022


//CFOI Resilio Test 09292023// A total of 5,333 workers died from a work-related injury in the U.S. in 2019, up 2 percent from the 2018 total of 5,250. The fatal work injury rate was 3.5 fatalities per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers, which was the rate reported in 2018.
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Employers reported 2.7 million injury and illness cases in 2022, down 5.7% from 2021


In 2022, employers reported 2.7 million injury and illness cases in private industry, down 5.7 percent from 2021. Injury cases declined to 2.1 million in 2022 from 2.7 million in 2021, while illness cases more than quadrupled to 544,600 cases in 2022.
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