Collection and compilation:
Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale (CNSS)
(National Social Security Fund).
Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail
(Ministry of the Civil Service and Labour).
At end 1994, 43,526 persons were insured.
Persons working outside the country are not included.
Persons normally resident outside the country who are involved in occupational accidents within the country are included.
Statistics on occupational diseases are also collected, but they are compiled and published separately.
Code of practice on recording and notification of occupational accidents and diseases(ILO, 1994).
Minimum period of absence from work:
Maximum period for death to be considered a fatal occupational injury:
not applicable; a fatal injury is understood to mean any injury
that leads to death, whether at the time of the accident or
(a) personal characteristics of persons injured;
(b) amount of worktime lost;
(c) characteristics of accidents;
(d) characteristics of injuries;
(e) characteristics of employers or workplaces:
economic activity; size.
(a) fatal or non-fatal accidents;
occupational qualifications:managers, technicians, foremen; employees; apprentices; unskilled workers; skilled workers; professional workers; workers with unspecified qualifications; travelling salesmen, domestic personnel and professional athletes;
part of body injured: head (excluding eyes), eyes, upper limbs
(excluding hands), hands, trunk, lower limbs (excluding feet),
feet, internal locations, multiple locations;
nature of injury: fracture, burn, amputation, wound (cut,
abrasion, other wound) excluding puncture wound, puncture wound,
contusion, inflammation, sprain, dislocation, asphyxia,
concussion, presence of a foreign body, hernia, lumbago,
poisoning, dermatitis, visual function disorder, hearing
disorder, muscle or ligament tear, nerve injury, cardiac
fibrillation, animal bite or sting;
place of accident: on the regular route between home and
work; journey made during working hours on behalf of employer;
usual workplace; occasional workplace; workerks residence;
material agency: working areas and surfaces (fall of person on same
level); working areas and surfaces (fall from higher level);
objects being handled; object or substance moved accidentally;
particles or substances; lifting, mooring, gripping machines or
equipment; vehicles; transmission machinery; power transformers
and prime movers; grinding, crushing, pulverizing or dividing
machines; kneading and mixing machines using agitation or
malaxation; shaking, sifting, screening or separating machines;
impact power presses and pounders; pressing and molding machines;
laminating, wiredrawing, stretching, smoothing or printing
machines; cutting, slicing, unrolling, or fiber separating
machines (excluding saws); saws; metal punching, drilling,
rotating, reaming, polishing machines; punching, rotating,
torpedoing or planing machines (wood and similar materials);
filling, packing and riveting machines; sewing, stapling or
eyeletting machines; filling, packing, wrapping, seasoning or
nailing machines; rope tearers, openers, beaters; spinning,
weaving, cable-making, finishing machines (not included in the
previous item); machines and equipment for earth-moving and
related jobs; miscellaneous machines (not falling under any of
the previous categories); portable tools (electric, pneumatic or
mechanically driven); hand tools; pressure vessels; furnaces,
kilns, cooking appliances and other equipment or implements used
for processing hot substances; refrigerating equipment and
plants; equipment or implements for handling caustic, corrosive,
or toxic substances; harmful vapours, gases and dusts;
inflammable substances (on fire); explosive substances;
electricity; ionizing radiations;
An injury is included in the statistics for the period in which the accident was reported and the initial medical certificate issued.
Worktime lost is included in the statistics for the period in which treatment was provided or in which the injury healed or became stabilized.
Rates of fatal and non-fatal accidents.
Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale:
Yearbook of Labour Statisticsrelating to compensated occupational injuries (including commuting accidents), according to major division of economic activity: number of persons fatally injured, number of persons injured with lost workdays, total of these two groups; rates of fatal injuries; number of workdays lost by persons with lost workdays. The number of persons at risk (total number of insured employees) is also supplied and stored in the LABORSTA database.
Occupational injuries must be reported by the employer within 48 hours of the occupational accident, or within two years following the accident for workers, staff representatives and beneficiaries in the event the employer fails to do so.