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Non-Fatal Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Reported by Employers by Year, Cases Involving Days Away from Work, New Jersey, 2000 to 2022

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Why Is This Important?

Every year, millions of workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness. Workplace injuries and illnesses can not only cause physical pain and suffering but also loss of employment and wages, burdensome debt, inability to maintain a previous standard of living, loss of home ownership, or even bankruptcy.

Definition

Non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses reported by employers that occurred on or off an employer's premises.

Data Notes

Data from 2020 and 2021 may be affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic as businesses were closed, essential workers may have been ill, or individuals lost their jobs.

Data Source

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
(https://www.bls.gov/)

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Estimated number of cases of work-related injuries and illnesses involving days away from work during a calendar year
  • Denominator:

    Estimated total full-time equivalents (FTEs) worked during a calendar year. An FTE is the number of working hours that represents one full-time employee during a specific time period. For example, two individuals working half time can equal 1 FTE.

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 06/23/2023, Published on 06/12/2024
Occupational Health Surveillance Unit, New Jersey Department of Health, P.O. Box 369, Trenton, NJ 08625-0369 (https://www.nj.gov/health/surv/index.shtml)