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Work-related deaths in Oklahoma, 1998-2007.

Authors
Kruger-E
Source
Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 2008 Jul; :1-5
NIOSHTIC No.
20038767
Abstract
In the United States, a total of 5,840 work-related deaths (rate of 4.0 per 100,000 workers) were reported in 2006. Historically, the annual rate of work-related deaths has been higher in Oklahoma than the national rate. In July 1997, the Commissioner of Health declared work-related fatalities a reportable condition in Oklahoma. The Injury Prevention Service of the Oklahoma State Department of Health monitors work-related injury deaths in Oklahoma. Both intentional and unintentional work-related injury deaths are included. Data are collected from multiple sources including the Oklahoma State Department of Health Vital Statistics, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Program, the Department of Public Safety, and a newspaper clipping service. Hospital medical records and law enforcement reports are also used to provide supplemental information.
Keywords
Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Safety-equipment; Safety-practices; Machine-operation; Age-factors; Epidemiology; Statistical-analysis; Sex-factors; Racial-factors; Motor-vehicles; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Farmers; Agricultural-workers; Agricultural-industry; Agriculture; Retail-workers; Electrical-workers; Electrical-industry; Head-injuries; Truck-drivers; Personal-protective-equipment; Fall-protection
Contact
Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1000 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Publication Date
20080731
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-CCU-613938; Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008342
Source Name
Work-related Deaths in Oklahoma, 1998-2007
State
OK
Performing Organization
Oklahoma State Department of Health
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