Workplace Injury Statistics in the U.S.


Posted on June 17, 2021

Workplace Injury Statistics

United States Population Overview White: 76.5% Hispanic or Latinx: 18.3% Black or African American: 13.4% Asian: 5.9% American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0.2% Two or more races: 2.7% Additionally, here are a few more statistics that may be helpful to reference as you read the statistics throughout...
Posted on January 27, 2021

Understanding OSHA’s ‘Fatal Four’ Construction Injuries

Despite the fact that accidents and resulting injuries can occur in nearly any workplace, some industries are, understandably, more dangerous than others. This is the case in the construction industry – one of the most active industries in Texas. Dealing with large machines like bulldozers and jackhammers and working from vast heights create an...
Posted on January 22, 2021

Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

When heading into work, the last thing an employee expects to happen is that they will get into an accident or be injured on the job. While accidents at work can and do happen, they often result in not only physical harm but can create undue stress for the workforce as a whole. Because...
Posted on January 15, 2021

How to Prevent Oil Industry Accidents

While it’s true that every workplace comes with its own set of hazards and potential dangers, some are riskier than others. This is particularly true for the oil and gas industry, which – according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics – accounted for 1,566 worker fatalities between 2008 and 2017, or over...
Posted on January 7, 2021

Generator Safety Tips for Employees

Generators have been used for many years to help keep businesses in varying industries running in the event of potential power outages. Businesses in fields like healthcare, construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, and even commercial offices utilize generators on a regular basis. While these powerful machines are great to have for a variety of...
Posted on December 29, 2020

New Studies Provide Insight Into Workplace Injury Prevention

While injuries can occur at any place, time, or location, one may assume the workplace would be the last place they’d hurt themselves. Unfortunately, however, workplace injuries are incredibly common in many different industries. In fact, according to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts, in 2017 alone, over 150,000,000 workers suffered medical injuries and preventable...