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Occupational illness data collection fragmented, unreliable, and seventy years behind communicable disease surveillance : sixtieth report by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Occupational diseases -- Reporting -- United States.,
  • Industrial hygiene -- United States.

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Statementby the Committee on Government Operations.
SeriesHouse report / 98th Congress, 2d session -- 98-1144.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17671539M

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The Surveillance Strategic Plan recently developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recommends, among other goals, (1) the development of alternative data collection methods for health care institutions, employers, and unions; (2) stronger surveillance of special populations, temporary workers, and contingent workers. OSHA published a Final Rule to amend its recordkeeping regulation to remove the requirement to electronically submit to OSHA information from the OSHA Form (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA Form (Injury and Illness Incident Report) for establishments with or more employees that are required to routinely keep injury and illness records. US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on modernization of injury and illness data collection system WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold two meetings to gather information from stakeholders to help modify its current injury and illness recordkeeping.   Data Collection Tool: Health and Safety Surveys Online surveys can be used as an effective and reliable data collection tool to help comply with Health and Safety regulations in a number of ways: Accurate data collection – mandatory questions and answer validation can be used to ensure that all the necessary information is collected and that.

The purpose of the data collection is to compile occupational injury and illness data from employers within specific industries and size categories. OSHA then will be able to calculate occupational injury and illness rates by employer and specific industry. The United States lacks a comprehensive occupational health surveillance system. Researchers rely on data collection systems not designed for this purpose, and these systems notoriously fail to capture most work-related illnesses and many work-related injuries, especially those affecting low-wage, immigrant, and contingent workers.1– 14 It is therefore important to characterize the types of.   [1] Data shown in columns correspond to event or exposure based on the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. [2] Incidence rates are not available for for Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers. Note: Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines. Occupational health A manual for primary health care workers World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean WHO-EM/OCH/85/E/L.

Get this from a library! OSHA occupational injury and illness data collection form, [United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.;]. diseases and how it can be improved, as well as data collection systems and how the data can be evaluated and analyzed. All over the world it is widely accepted that there is a huge economic benefit to be gained from improved safety and health in the workplace and a reduction in occupational .   The Federal Data Collection program, in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), provides occupational injury, illness, and fatality data to safety professionals and policy makers to target interventions for the prevention of workplace accidents. Program Descriptions Brief descriptions of the data collection and analysis programs. The Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual was developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Classification Structure Team with input from data users and States participating in the BLS Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Federal/State cooperative programs.