U.S. Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries


The U.S.Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) for 2014 was conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A preliminary total of 4,679 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2014, an increase of 2 percent over the revised count of 4,585 fatal work injuries in 2013, according to results from the
The preliminary rate of fatal work injury for U.S. workers in 2014 was 3.3 per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers; the revised rate for 2013 was also 3.3. The report breaks out information by workers characteristics, industry, type of incident, worker classification, gender, ethnicity, age, geography and other factors. It also provides data on police officer deaths and homicides in the workplace. Revised 2014 data from CFOI will be released in the late spring of 2016.