OSHA Work Related Fatalities And Catastrophes Inspection Report Data

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The dataset contains data about work-related fatalities and catastrophes based on the incident investigations done by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and State Plan jurisdiction for cases that have been closed on or after January 1, 2017. Work-related fatalities and catastrophes are described by date, city or place, state, ZIP Code, number along with a short description of the incident.

Complexity

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA’s mission is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

According to the latest regulations, the incident summaries include only cases in which citations and penalties were issued. OSHA investigates all work-related fatalities in all covered workplaces. The employers must report worker fatalities to OSHA within eight hours of incident. OSHA has up to six months to complete an investigation and determine whether citations will be issued.

The data regarding the number of fatalities and catastrophes are based on the preliminary descriptions of incidents and where available, on the specified type of incidents (fatality and/or catastrophe). According to OSHA, catastrophes are incidents that resulted in the hospitalization of three or more workers. The data about location (company, city or place, state, ZIP Code) were organized in distinct fields.

Date Created

2009-07-24

Last Modified

2017-08-01

Version

2016-08-01

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2009-2017

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Work Related Incidents, Work Related Fatalities, Work Related Catastrophes, OSHA Inspection Reports, Fiscal Year Incident Reports, Incident Date, Incident Location by Year, Incident Description

Other Titles

US Work Related Fatalities And Catastrophes Data Starting 2009, OSHA Summaries Data For Work Related Fatalities And Catastrophes

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
Fiscal_Year_Start_DateThe first day of the US fiscal year when the report summary was issueddaterequired : 1
Fiscal_Year_End_DateThe last day of the US fiscal year when the report summary was issueddaterequired : 1
Summary_Report_DateThe date the report summary was issueddate-
Incident_DateThe date when the incident took placedate-
Victims_NamesThe name or names of victims of fatalities and/or catastrophesstring-
CompanyThe name of incident victim/s employer providedstring-
City_Or_PlaceThe name of city or place where the incident took placestring-
StateThe state or equivalent area where the incident took placestring-
State_AbbreviationThe abbreviated name of state or equivalent area where the incident took placestring-
Zip_CodeThe location ZIP Code providedstring-
Incident_Preliminary_DescriptionShort description of the incidentstring-
Number_Of_DecedentsThe number of work-related fatalities recorded in the preliminary incident reportintegerlevel : Ratio
Number_Of_InjuredThe number of hospitalized victim/s of the work-related incident (excepting fatalities) recorded in the preliminary incident reportintegerlevel : Ratio
Fatality_Or_CatastropheSpecifies if the work-related incidents are fatalities, catastrophe or fatality and catastrophestringlevel : Fatality, Catastrophe, Fatality/Catastrophe
Inspection_NumberThe number of inspection performed by OSHA after a specific incidentintegerlevel : Nominal
Fiscal_Year_Start_DateFiscal_Year_End_DateSummary_Report_DateIncident_DateVictims_NamesCompanyCity_Or_PlaceStateState_AbbreviationZip_CodeIncident_Preliminary_DescriptionNumber_Of_DecedentsNumber_Of_InjuredFatality_Or_CatastropheInspection_Number
2012-10-012013-09-302013-02-28Southwest Transportation LLC
2015-10-012016-09-302016-08-11Jason CochranRock Drillers LLC
2012-10-012013-09-302013-06-02MDV - Nash Finch Co.NorfolkVirginiaVA23502
2012-10-012013-09-302013-05-03Madison Logging Inc.CaryvilleTennesseeTN37714
2012-10-012013-09-302013-03-18JRJ Trucking LLCThomasvilleNorth CarolinaNC27360
2012-10-012013-09-302013-04-08Department of Public WorksIndianapolisIndianaIN46204
2014-10-012015-09-302015-02-12Brinks Inc.HoustonTexasTX77057Worker fatally shot.10Fatality
2013-10-012014-09-302014-08-10JRW and Co.EncinoCaliforniaCA91316Worker electrocuted.10Fatality
2014-10-012015-09-302015-01-03Wal-mart Stores Inc.Worker killed in fall from ladder.10Fatality
2009-10-012010-09-302010-07-032010-07-03AT&TAngletonTexasTX71515Worker was found unresponsive.10