According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in Connecticut dropped from 3.8 cases per 100 full-time equivalent employees in 2013 to 3.5 cases in 2014.

Nationally, the incidence rate dropped from 3.3 to 3.2 cases per 100 full-time workers, continuing a pattern of declines which, with the exception of 2012, has occurred annually for the last 12 years.