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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.


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

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 (