Occupational health indicators (OHI)
Each year, on average, 112 work-related deaths occur in Colorado, or approximately one work-related fatality every three to four days. Every year thousands of other people are injured on the job or become ill from work-related exposures.
The individuals and families affected by occupational injury may bear substantial human and financial burdens from loss of income, independence and sometimes life. Work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities are preventable with adequate safety and health policies and procedures.
Work-Related Exposures Reported to a Poison Center, 2000-2010.
Rocky Flats worker study reports
Rocky Flats worker studies and other related reports are available from our Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division.
Other sources for occupational health data
- Colorado Department of Labor, Workers' Compensation Reports: Comprehensive annual reports on workers\' compensation claims data.
- Colorado Health Information Dataset (CoHID): Query a variety of Colorado datasets.
- Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Occupational Health Indicators Data by State.
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Workplace Data and Statistics Gateway: Links to several sources of injury and illness surveillance data.
- NIOSH State-Based Surveillance Clearinghouse: Access to states\' occupational health surveillance and related reports.