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Safety - Accident/Injury Statistics

CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
 
Chemical Incidents Report Center
Part of the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
An excellent website with info on chemical safety plus government investigations of major chemical and process-safety related accidents.
Construction Site Personal Injury Facts
Accident facts compiled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor and from the book Accident Facts, published by the National Safety Council.
Crane Accidents
Website contains stories and pictures of crane accidents, crane accident statistics, and links to online crane accident investigations. Also includes a database for reporting accidents in which crane, hoist and derrick lifting equipment are involved.
Division of Labor Statistics & Research
California Dept. of Industrial Relations. This site contains some publications which analyze fatal occupational injuries and illnesses in California.
Estimating the Cost of Unintentional Injuries
National Safety Council. A good fact sheet on the costs of motor vehicle and other kinds of injuries, including discussion of cost-benefit analysis.
Haz-Map
A useful website with a review of the most hazardous occupations, statistics and charts on fatal and nonfatal occupational injuries, statistics on occupational diseases.
Injury Control Resource Information Network
University of Pittsburgh, Center for Injury Research and Control.
Injury Prevention Research Unit
University of Otago, New Zealand The site provides information about the Unit, research it undertakes, publications produced, the National Injury Query Sytem, etc.
Injury Resources.com
Articles to educate patients about back pain from Body-Mind Publications.
Investigating Slips & Falls: The Complex Dynamics Behind Simple Accidents
by Barrett C. Miller. Interesting technical article by an expert witness in court cases.
Links to Other Web Sites With Injury Statistics or Other Useful Information
Statistics Department, National Safety Council.
National Center for Health Statistics
Part of the CDC, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by selected occupations and industry division
1998. BLS link.
OSHA Advisors Safety Programs
Free downloadable computer program "Safety Pays," that calculates the financial costs of injuries and illnesses.
Preventing Electrocutions of Crane Operators and Crew Members Working Near Overhead Power Lines
CDC, NIOSH ALERT: May 1995, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 95-108.
Safety & Health Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Scientific Data, Surveillance, and Injury Statistics
CDC, US Dept. of Health & Human Services, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. See also their Fact Sheet page.
US Dept. of Energy Accident Investigation Program
Preventing accidents and reducing lost time and fatalities due to accidents are line management responsibilities. This process is beneficial and can be utilized for serious accidents in the public and private sectors.
US Dept. of Energy Improving Worker Health & Safety
Voluntary Protection Program - Hanford Site.
US Dept. of Energy Workbook, Conducting Accident Investigations
Rev. Nov. 27, 1997. An important resource guide for teams investigating serious accidents.
US Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety & Health Administration. Statistics.
 
US Dept. of Labor, OSHA, Fatal Facts
Useful fact sheets on over 70 different types of workplace fatalities, selected as being representative of fatalities caused by improper work practices.
US Dept. of Labor, OSHA, Forklift Fatalities.
 
US Dept. of Energy, OSHA, Operating Experience Summary
OSHA, through its Office of Nuclear & Facility Safety, publishes this approximately twice per month. A valuable summary of accidents, injuries, explosions, electrical problems, and many other ES&H upsets throughout the US Dept. of Energy and its numerous contractors. This DOE bulletin is searchable for 1993-present. These reports can be either searched or browsed.
US Dept. of Labor, OSHA Technical Links
Compliance, Technical, and Training Information relating to specific topics.
US Dept. of Labor, OSHA, Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics
A source of useful occupational injury and illness incidence rates, fatalities, keyword search, and a paper on characteristics of lost worktime injuries.
US Dept. of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
 
Workplace Change Project - Report
WorkSafe Western Australia Commission. A two volume report on the key "drivers" that influence safety and health in the workplace.
 
Safety Manual & Kit

This detailed kit contains a wide range of useful resources to to support occupational safety.

It includes policies, forms, guides, procedures, hazard tables, risk assessment instructions and a code of practice. It is documented here:

The Safety Manual and Kit


 

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