The Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System is a database used to collect and analyze DOE and DOE contractor reports of injuries, illnesses, and other accidents that occur during DOE operations.
CAIRS is a Government computer system and, as such, has security requirements that must be followed. Access to the database is open to DOE and DOE contractors. Additional information regarding CAIRS registration may be found below.
CAIRS References and Resources
The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU) establishes expectations for occupational injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting through the development of directives and guidance. Through the Office of Analysis, within AU, the Office provides customer-oriented assistance to help maintain consistent and accurate data recording and reporting throughout the Department.
- Injury and Illness Reporting Guide - The Injury and Illness Reporting Guide provides supplemental information on recording and reporting occupational injuries and illness occurring during DOE operations.
- DOE Summary Statistics – The CAIRS database is constantly being updated or revised, The Summary Statistics represent a snapshot of the information and may change. The most current information can be obtained by accessing the CAIRS database.
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers – DOE and DOE contractors record and report occupational injuries and illness in accordance with requirements established by the Department. Supplemental clarifications to some questions in this area are provided by the Office of Analysis to help maintain consistent recording and reporting.