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Occupational fatalities in New York state 2003 and 2004 update.

Authors
Gelberg-KH
Source
NYSDOH 2006 Aug; :1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20034146
Abstract
From 2003 through 2004, there were 280 traumatic work-related deaths reported in New York State, excluding New York City. These largely preventable fatalities represent enormous emotional and financial costs to both families and society. Information on fatal occupational injuries is collected by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) through the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program and the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program. The purpose of these programs is to identify contributing factors to occupational fatalities in order to facilitate the development of effective traumatic injury prevention/intervention strategies. This update provides an overview of fatal occupational injury events in New York State for the years 2003 and 2004. Information is presented on employee status, sex, age, and race; the events that caused the fatalities; and occupation and industry. Synopses of NYSDOH FACE reports are also included.
Keywords
Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Mortality-surveys; Traumatic-injuries; Injury-prevention; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-hazards; Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Accident-rates; Accident-statistics; Protective-measures
Contact
Kitty Gelberg, Ph.D., MPH, New York State Department of Health/Health Research Inc., Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Occupational Health, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180
Publication Date
20060801
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-08330
Source Name
Troy, NY: New York State Department of Health, 2006 Aug; :1-4
State
NY
Performing Organization
New York State Department of Health/Health Research Inc.
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