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Table 1. Counts of total nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, injuries, illnesses, and respiratory illnesses, private industry, 2016-20 (thousands)


    TABLE 1. Counts of total nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, injuries, illnesses,
    and respiratory illnesses, private industry, 2016-20 (thousands)
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    Year   |   Total cases(1)   |   Injuries   |   Illnesses   |   Respiratory illnesses   
           |                    |              |               |                           
    _______|____________________|______________|_______________|___________________________
                                                                                           
    2016   |      2,857.4       |    2,719.8   |     137.5     |            11.0           
    2017   |      2,811.5       |    2,685.1   |     126.4     |            10.4           
    2018   |      2,834.5       |    2,707.8   |     126.8     |            12.1           
    2019   |      2,814.0       |    2,686.8   |     127.2     |            10.8           
    2020   |      2,654.7       |    2,110.1   |     544.6     |           428.7           
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    (1) Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.
    
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational
    Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.
Last Modified Date: November 03, 2021