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Friday, November 14, 2014

BLS Issues Correction on Non-Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

BLS issued a notice on October 9, 2014, alerting users that incorrect national-level estimates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses among private-sector industries were published for the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) for reference years 2011 and 2012. Corrected data for the 2011 and 2012 reference periods from SOII are now available at http://www.bls.gov/iif/#data.

With the discovery of this error, BLS rescheduled the Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2013 release, to December 4, 2014. BLS also rescheduled the Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2013 release to December 16, 2014. The BLS release calendar reflects the new release dates.

For more information on this correction, please visit http://www.bls.gov/bls/errata/iif_errata_1014.htm.