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Injury Facts: The Source for Safety Data

What are the top causes of preventable death in every stage of life? The answer may surprise you.

  • Injury Facts® 2017 Edition is Now Available


    NSC publishes the annual statistical compendium on unintentional injuries and deaths. ​Injury Facts 2017 Edition is the go-to source for injury and death statistics, as well as their related costs, for:

    • ​Workplace
    • Motor vehicle
    • Home
    • Community
    • State
    • International
  • The # 1 Cause of Unintentional Death in America

    Unintentional poisoning deaths in the adult population were not prevalent until the early 1990s. Since then this category has skyrocketed to 1st place, driven by unintentional drug overdose - predominantly from prescription painkillers. Learn more.

  • Injury Facts 2017 Book and Downloadable

    ​Available in print or as a download.

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  • Benchmarking

    ​Injury Facts is a valuable tool to benchmark your safety performance.

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