Epidemiologic Studies


Occupational Disease Reports

Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Reports

Data taken from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2012 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 15:03. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, October 2014.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 145 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2012.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2011 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 12:06. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, January 2013.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 177 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2011.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2010 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 11:07. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2011.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 203 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2010.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2009 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 11:01. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, January 2011.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 158 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2009.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2008 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 10:05. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, February 2010.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 193 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2008.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2007 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 10:04. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, October 2009.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 182 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2007.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2006 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 08:02. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, February 2008.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 207 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2006.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2005 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 07:02. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, April 2007.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 194 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2005.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2004 (PDF format).
Epidemiologic Report Series 05:7. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2005.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 208 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2004.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2003 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 04:7. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2004.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 200 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2003.

Railroad-related Occupational Fatalities, Illinois, 1992-2002 (PDF format).  Epidemiologic Report Series 04:6.  Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2004.

  • Report on occupational fatalities involving railroad equipment occurring in Illinois from 1992 through 2002

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2002 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 03:7. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2003.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 190 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2002.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2001 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 02:5. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2002.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 231 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2001.

Large Trucks Involved in Fatal Incidents in Illinois From 1992 Through 2000 (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Summer 2002:1-2.

  • The Illinois Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) tracks fatalities that occur on Illinois roads or in work sites in which large trucks are involved. This article presents data gathered between 1992 and 2000.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 2000 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 01:8. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 2001.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 205 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 2000.

Work-related Farming Fatalities (PDF format). Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Summer 2001: 2-4.

  • A study of work-related farming fatalities in Illinois from 1992 to 1999.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1999 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 00:7. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 2000.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 208 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1999.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1998 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 99:5. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, October 1999.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 216 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1998.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1997 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 99:2. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, February 1999.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 240 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1997.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1996 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 97:10. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, February 1998.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 262 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1996.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1995 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 97:1. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 1996.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 249 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1995.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1994 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 96:3. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, April 1996.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 247 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1994.

Prevention of Occupational Fatalities Among Firefighters (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Winter 2000:1-2.

  • Information on fire fighting fatalities and steps fire fighters can take to minimize fatal injury risk.

Fatal Occupational Injuries From Falls in Illinois, 1992-1997 (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Summer 1999:1-2.

  • A study of the rate of fatal occupational injuries from falls in Illinois and its comparison to the U.S. rate.

Forklift Fatalities in Illinois (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Winter 1998:4.

  • This article presents information on all fatal forklift injuries in Illinois reported from 1992-1996.

Caught in or Crushed in Collapsing Materials, CFOI, Illinois, 1992-1995 (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Summer 1997:1-2.

  • This report describes the CFOI event category "caught in or crushed in collapsing materials" in Illinois from 1992-1995.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1993 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 94:7. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 1994.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 252 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1993.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Illinois, 1992 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 94:3. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, August 1994.

  • The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries monitors all fatal work injuries, collecting information on the circumstances of the injury and characteristics of the decedent. This report describes the 260 occupational fatalities that occurred in Illinois in 1992.

 

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illness Reports

Data taken from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2011 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 14:01. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, September 2013.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2011 resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2010 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 12:03. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, September 2012.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2010, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2009 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 11:02. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, June 2011.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2009, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2008 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 10:07. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, November 2010.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2008, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, Illinois, 2007 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 10:02. Springfield, Ill: Illinois Department of Public Health, September 2009.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2007, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2006 (PDF Format). Epidemiologic Report Series 09:01. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, March 2009.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2006, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Survey of Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2005 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 08:03. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, April 2008.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2005, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2003 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 05:06. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, July 2005.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2003, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Occupations With High Risk of Work-related Injuries Illinois, 2003 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 06:5. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, February 2006.

  • Report of occupation-specific estimates of workplace injuries in Illinois, 2003.

Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2002 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 04:1. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, May 2004.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2002, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2001 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 03:3. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, July 2003.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2001, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 2000 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 02:4. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, May 2002.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 2000, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Occupations Associated With High Levels of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 1999 (PDF format). Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Winter 2002: 2-5

  • Article listing the top 15 occupations with high levels of incidence rates for injuries and illnesses.

Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 1999 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 01:3. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, June 2001.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 1999, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Workplace Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Illinois, 1998 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 00:5.  Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, July 2000.

  • Report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the workplace in Illinois, 1998, resulting from a survey project supported by a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Elevated Adult Blood Lead Reports

Data taken from the Adult Blood Lead Registry

Declining Incidence and Severity of Adults With Elevated Blood Lead in Illinois, 1991-2000 (PDF format). Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Newsletter (Illinois Department of Public Health), Spring 2001:1-2.

  • A study of elevated blood lead levels among Illinois adults.

Surveillance of Adult Lead Exposure, April 1990 - December 1997 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 98:1. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, April 1998.

  • A report on the registry's on-going surveillance of elevated blood lead levels in adults, including areas of exposures, companies involved in exposures and findings of Occupational Safety and Health Administration's work site investigations.

Lead Poisoning Prevention With States in Collaboration With Local Health Departments: A Model for Intervention Related to Lead Poisoning in Indoor Firing Ranges (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 97:2. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 1996.

  • This report describes the results of the Department's collaboration with local health departments to develop a model for intervention related to lead poisoning prevention in small businesses.

 

Other Occupational Disease Reports

The Silicosis in Illinois Project 1992-1997 (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 97:12. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, March 1998.

  • This report describes the results of the Department's study of the silicosis in Illinois project that identifies silicosis cases and the attempts to identify the work site source for the exposure. Once the work site is identified, remedial action is attempted to prevent additional silicosis cases.

Silica Exposure in Artificial Nail Application Salons (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 97:8. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 1997.

  • This report describes the results of the Department's study on the exposure rate for silica in five nail salons in Illinois.

 

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