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Workers' Memorial Day, April 28, 1998.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
MMWR 1998 Apr; 47(15):297
NIOSHTIC No.
20025879
Abstract
April 28, 1998, has been designated Workers' Memorial Day to recognize persons who have died from occupational injuries or diseases and opportunities to prevent these deaths. During 1980-1994, a total of work-related injuries; in 1992, costs of such injuries were an estimated $145 billion. An estimated additional 60,000 workers died from occupational diseases. Additional information about causes and prevention of work-related injury and disease is available from CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), or on the World-Wide Web https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/.
Keywords
Mortality-data; Workers; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-diseases; Occupations; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Disease-prevention; Diseases; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Statistical-analysis; Lost-work-days; Disabled-workers
CODEN
MMWRB6
Publication Date
19980424
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1998
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
15
ISSN
0892-3787
NIOSH Division
OD; DSR
Source Name
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
State
DC; WV
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