OSHA QuickTakes Photos - November 1, 2011

Decline in private sector workplace injuries and illnesses

The efforts of OSHA and its partners in state and local governments to ensure the safety and health of America’s workers has played a major role in the more than 50 percent decline in private sector workplace injuries and illnesses from 6.8 million in 1994 to 3.1 million in 2010.

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Title: Decline in private sector workplace injuries and illnesses
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Chart Type: Line Plot
Chart Elements: 9 plots - 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010 with the total number of private sector workplace injuries and illnesses in millions.

Private sector workplace injuries and illnesses in millions.
1994 = 6.8
1996 = 6.2
1998 = 5.9
2000 = 5.7
2002 = 4.7
2004 = 4.3
2006 = 4.1
2008 = 3.7
2010 = 3.1