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Prognosis of Occupational Injuries

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Occupational Injuries: about 5,840 deaths annually based on 16 per day (CDC-OC)

Estimated mortality rate for Occupational Injuries from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 5,839 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: about 5,840 deaths annually based on 16 per day (CDC-OC))
  • Incidence: 6,299,999 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 6.3 million workers in 1994 (CDC-OC)
  • 0.093% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Occupational Injuries and Overview of Occupational Injuries.

Death Statistics for Occupational Injuries

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Occupational Injuries:

  • From 1980-1992, more than 77,000 workers died as a result of work-related injuries
  • An average of 16 workers die each day from work-related injuries, and more than 17,000 are injured. [excerpt from CDC Media Relations Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC]
  • 5,687 per year in the USA 1996 for work-related injury (US Government Statistics)
  • 2 deaths per 100,000 population in the USA 1996 for work-related injury (US Government Statistics)
  • more death statistics...»

Occupational Injuries: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Occupational Injuries usually refers to the likely outcome of Occupational Injuries. The prognosis of Occupational Injuries may include the duration of Occupational Injuries, chances of complications of Occupational Injuries, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Occupational Injuries, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Occupational Injuries. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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