November 6, 2015CONTACT: Jaceson Maughan
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Labor Commission in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its 2014 nonfatal occupational injury and illness data which was obtained through the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII). The overall combined incident rate in Utah for public and private sectors decreased to 3.3 in 2014, down from 3.4 in 2013. Incident rates represent the number of injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers.Private Sector
Two thousand six hundred and forty-six (2,646) private sector employers in Utah were surveyed for information concerning their average number of employees, hours worked, as well as details on nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses that occurred during calendar year 2013.
Two hundred forty-eight (248) public sector employers in Utah were surveyed for information concerning their average number of employees and hours worked, as well as details on occupational injury and illnesses that occurred during calendar year 2014.
The survey was administered by the UOSH Statistics Unit. The 2012 version of the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS 2012) was used to group company data by industry.
Please refer to the accompanying table for more detail. There are many additional tables and charts available upon request.
For additional information, or to request a copy of the report, contact: Edward Denning at (801) 530-6926, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Joy Lawrence at (801) 530-6823, email@example.com at the UOSH, Statistics Unit.