Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey

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Public Safety Occupations

These charts summarize the 2010 NHIS-OHS data for the occupations within the Public Safety sector in an effort to provide industry leaders with information so they can better understand health and exposure burdens specific to their workforce.

Survey Sample

In the 2010 NHIS-OHS, the sample of those employed in the Public Safety occupations consisted of 204 persons, representing approximately 1.8 million workers. The charts linked below show the prevalence (rates) of selected health outcomes; work organization and psychosocial factors; and physical and chemical exposures among workers in Public Safety occupations.  All Public Safety workers are compared to all U.S. workers combined, and comparisons are made among 4 specific Public Safety occupational categories.


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Page last reviewed: March 30, 2022