Occupational Safety and Health Statistics
The Alabama Department of Industrial Relations(ADIR) became the Alabama Department of Labor(ADOL) on October 1st, 2012, transferring Occupational Safety and Statistics to the Labor Market Information Division. These centralized statistics will provide even greater dimension to the data available on Alabama's labor market economy.
Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII)
Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses from a sample of approximately 3,200 companies. The type of data collected on the survey includes annual average employment, total hours worked, and injury and illness totals for the state of Alabama. Demographic data and case characteristics are provided for cases that involve one day or more away from work. This survey is a stratified random sample that is conducted in conjunction with the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Results of the survey, along with results of the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, are published each year and distributed by request.
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)
CFOI is a cooperative program of the Alabama Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The census includes fatal work injuries that occur to the self-employed, in the course of farm activities, traffic accidents where the person was in work status, incidents occurring at the work place and employees in the public sector. CFOI compiles the most complete verifiable count of fatal occupational injuries in the United States.
OSHA Log Data
The newest annual study is the OSHA Log Data Collection Survey. It is designed to collect occupational injury and illness data from employers within specific industry and employment size specifications. The information collected is used to focus on OSHA activities including inspections, outreach and consultation and to measure the performance of the agency in meeting its goal of reducing workplace injuries and illnesses.
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