Workplace Injury and Illness Stats

Private employers reported 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses nationally in 2019, according to data just released by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Survey of Occupational Injuries … Read More »

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Teen Safety a Continuing Issue

A seven-year study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) finds that while overall employee injury and illness (I&I) rates have decreased, they are up to 2.3 … Read More »

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California Workplace Fatalities Up

Workplace fatalities in California rose 12% in 2018. There were sharp increases in violent incidents, harmful exposures and, transportation incidents. The state suffered 422 fatal incidents in 2018, up from … Read More »

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Injuries and Illnesses Down

California’s payroll continues to grow, but, according to estimates by the Department of Industrial Relations, injuries and illnesses do not. The latest Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) shows … Read More »

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California Fatalities Unchanged

California suffered 376 worker fatalities in 2017, a number unchanged from 2016. It also saw a fatality rate of 2.2, also the same as the previous year. These statistics are … Read More »

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Feds’ Report Card on Cal/OSHA

Controversies are surrounding the Division of Occupational Safety and Health in recent months. Nevertheless, Fed-OSHA is generally happy with the way Cal/OSHA is performing, at least as measured by federal … Read More »

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