Detailed nonfatal data for 2021 are not currently available.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is transitioning from an annual to a biennial (every two years) publication schedule. The final publication of a single year of cases involving days away from work estimates is for reference year 2020. In the fall of 2023, BLS will publish detailed data covering 2021 and 2022 for both Days Away from Work (DAFW) and for Days of Job Transfer or Restriction (DJTR) cases.
Use this interactive chart to explore forklift incident trends for fatal and nonfatal injuries. Injury demographics show that 12.2% of nonfatal injuries occurred to females in 2020, while 5.7% of fatalities were females in 2021. The number of nonfatal injuries in 2020 peaked among 35- to 44-year-old workers, while in 2021 fatal injuries peaked among 55- to 64-year-old workers. Use the filters to explore injury trends by industry, occupation, part of body injured, and nature or type of injury. To view data regarding nonfatal injuries and illnesses, adjust the year filter to 2020 or earlier (please see note above regarding 2021 nonfatal data).
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