Coverage of work related fatalities in Australia by compensation and occupational health and safety agencies

Driscoll, T.; Mitchell, R.; Mandryk, J.; Healey, S.; Hendrie, L.; Hull, B.
March 2003
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p195
Academic Journal
Presents a study that determined the levels of coverage of work related traumatic deaths by official occupational health and safety (OHS) and compensation agencies in Australia. Data analysis on OHS and compensation agencies; Implications of problems with coverage of work related fatalities by OHS and workers' compensation agencies for the OHS community; Limitations to the analyses presented.


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