Public Administration

Industry Summary

As of the last reported data from 2015, there are 3,949,499 workers employed at 61,092 Public Administration establishements in the United States. The industry is slowly growing, adding 15,255 jobs in the 12 months between 2014 and 2015. On average, each business employs 65 workers. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.

OSHA investigators arrived in Columbia, SC on Thursday, May 23rd 2019 and began an accident investigation after learning of an incident at U.S. Dept Of Army which had occured on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. A 45 year old Biological had been killed when the
OSHA ID116510.015
Accident Date2019-05-22
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 12:30 p.m. on May 22, 2019, an employee on an ATV was using a torch to start a controlled burn in the woods. Several other employees were in the area and all in radio contact. After not hearing from the employee for awhile, the other employees searched and found her dead next to the ATV, both of which were on fire.
OSHA investigators arrived in Saint Paul, MN on Monday, April 22nd 2019 and began an accident investigation after learning of an incident at 99401 - Mn Dept Of Natural Resources - Div Of Enforcement which had occured on Saturday, April 20th 2019. A 43 year old employee had been killed when the
OSHA ID115745.015
Accident Date2019-04-20
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 8:26 p.m. on April 19, 2019, two employees launched a boat from a boat landing and went into open water before they were going to come back to shore to pick up another passenger. Before coming back into shore, the boat driver and passenger were thrown out of the boat approximately 200-300 yards from the shore without personal floatation devices. The passenger was saved by other employees, but the driver went under water before he could be rescued. Rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the employee died from drowning.
OSHA investigators arrived in Saint Paul, MN on Monday, April 22nd 2019 and began an accident investigation after learning of an incident at 99401 - Mn Dept Of Natural Resources - Div Of Enforcement which had occured on Saturday, April 20th 2019. A 43 year old employee had been killed when the
OSHA ID115745.015
Accident Date2019-04-20
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 8:26 p.m. on April 19, 2019, two employees launched a boat from a boat landing and went into open water before they were going to come back to shore to pick up another passenger. Before coming back into shore, the boat driver and passenger were thrown out of the boat approximately 200-300 yards from the shore without personal floatation devices. The passenger was saved by other employees, but the driver went under water before he could be rescued. Rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the employee died from drowning.

OSHA Inspection Activity

Accident Rate

5 Year Average
1.32
Last 12 Months
0

Reporting Statistics

Inspection Records: 37345
140.7%
Inspection Rate: 3.94
Violation Records:
Accident Records: 718