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Occupational Health & Safety Statistics* - New Jersey
*based on most recent available information

2012 Workplace Fatalities

2012 Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

NJ Occupational Health Indicators

2012 Workplace Fatalities

Number of Workplace Fatalities: 901

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  • NJ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) CFOI produces comprehensive, accurate, and timely counts of fatal workplace injuries. The information provided in CFOI annual reports is useful in identifying industries with high rates or large numbers of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Data compiled by the CFOI Project are issued annually for the preceding calendar year. CFOI is a Federal-State cooperative program that has been implemented in all 50 States and the District of Columbia since 1992. New Jersey was one of the first CFOI participants, joining the project in 1991. Nationwide information can be accessed on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Web site.

  • NJ Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Project: FACE is a federally-funded research program that investigates the causes of fatal work-related injuries. Access hundreds of comprehensive fatality investigation reports. These reports have been issued to employers and other parties interested in workplace safety in order to prevent similar incidents.

SOURCE: 1New Department of Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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2012 Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Number of Nonfatal Illnesses and Injuries: 106,7001

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  • NJ Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) NJ SOII provides comprehensive statistics on nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses in New Jersey. The Survey, conducted by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, is designed to provide an essential tool for promoting efforts to make New Jersey's workplaces safer and healthier.

SOURCE: 1New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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NJ Occupational Health Indicators

Occupational health indicators provide a snapshot of the health of workers in New Jersey. These indicators can be used by states to track work-related adverse health effects and their causes. By using these indicators New Jersey and other states can gain information about their population's health status with respect to workplace factors that can influence the health of an individual. The indicators are intended to bring consistency to time-trend analyses and comparisons of occupational health status among states and to inform program and policy development at the national, state, and local levels to protect worker safety and health.

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