Incidence rate (Safety and Health Statistics)

What is Incidence rate (Safety and Health Statistics)?

Incidence rate (Safety and Health Statistics) meaning in Labor terms is Represents the number of injuries and/or illnesses per 100 full-time workers, calculated as follows: (N/EH) X 200,000, where: N = number of injuries and/or illnesses, EH = total hours worked by all employees during the calendar year, and 200,000 = base for 100 full-time equivalent workers (working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year).


reference: Glossary: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – United States Department of Labor