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The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced yesterday that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2010 to a rate of 3.5 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers, down from a total case rate of 3.6 in 2009.
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is partnering with the National Academy of Sciences to further enhance the current Site Exposure Matrices website (SEM), a Department of Labor (DOL) tool that aids the adjudication of claims under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
OSHA kicked off the new year by reaffirming its commitment to injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2), in the form of a White Paper that characterizes them as "effective, flexible, commonsense" tools that will help reduce occupational injuries and fatalities and increase productivity."
In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a UC Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion -- much higher than generally assumed.
Approximately 14,900 workplaces with above average numbers of worker injuries and illnesses recently received a letter from Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
Foodborne illnesses caused by chicken and eggs are a growing problem in the United States, according to a new report covering a decade's worth of data.
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs says a significant milestone has been reached in the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act: more than $8 billion has been paid to claimants nationwide.
With studies showing that EMS workers have higher rates of non-fatal injuries and illnesses as compared to the general worker population, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is proposing research that will provide a detailed description of non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses incurred by EMS workers.
No worker expects to be injured or wants to feel ill while on the job. However, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workplace illnesses and injuries happen more often than you’d think.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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