A case control study of differences in non-work injury and accidents among sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia, Canada
- Study Cites Causes, Prevention of Hand Injuries. // Gases & Welding Distributor;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p12
Reports that fingers and hands are the most frequent body parts injured at work and treated in hospital emergency departments in New England. Type, location and severity of occupational hand injuries; Jobs that have the risk of hand and finger injuries.
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and Work-related Fatalities Technical Note. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Spring2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p69
Provides information on occupational injuries and illnesses in the U.S. Data from the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries; Profiles of fatalities occurring to specific groups of workers; Details on how fatalities occur.
- The changing composition of lost-workday injuries. Ruser, John W. // Monthly Labor Review;Jun99, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p11
Presents facts about the changes in occupational injury and illness rates of workers. Trend in injuries suffered by employees from 1976 to 1997; Demographic data of injuries suffered by employees; Contributing factors to injuries suffered by workers.
- Preliminary Estimates of Work Injuries in 1964. Schmidt Jr., Fred W. // Monthly Labor Review;Apr65, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p419
Presents preliminary estimates of work injuries in the U.S. in 1964. Disability charges; By industry group.
- Young workers most likely to be injured. Barnsley, Paul // Saskatchewan Sage;May2000, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p10
Reports the incidence of industrial accidents among young workers in Regina, Saskatchewan. Inference to the survey of Saskatchewan Labor Department; Introduction of April 28 as the 'Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured in Job'; Concerns of First Nation leaders on the incident.
- List of figures. // A-Z of Health & Safety;2006, preceding p3
The article lists figures that are found in the book "The A-Z of Health and Stafety," including accident costing form, hazard report, and form 2508: report of an injury or dangerous occurrence.
- Preventable Eye Injuries Cause Tremendous Suffering, High Costs. // Professional Safety;Apr2002, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the wage and productivity losses faced by employers from workplace eye injuries. Welding equipment and tools that contributed to increase eye injuries in 2001; Ways to help employers in protecting workers' eyes.
- Study: Hand Injuries Most Prevalent. OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS' Staff // Occupational Hazards;Jul2002, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p17
Reports on the prevalence of occupational hand injuries in the U.S. Description of type, location and severity of hand injuries; Types of injuries; Reduction of hand injuries with the use of hand gloves.
- The cost of back pain. M.D. // Catalog Age;Jul97, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p149
Focuses on the results of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses which indicates that more than half of reported on-the-job injuries and illnesses are caused by sprain and strain and commonly involves the back. Stock handlers and baggers' propensity for...