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Summary of reportable injuries in Oklahoma: occupational fatalities in Oklahoma, 1998-2002.

Authors
Griffin-RC; Mallonee-S; Stephens Stidham-S
Source
Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 2003 Dec; :1-7
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20038785
Abstract
In July 1997, the Commissioner of Health declared work-related fatalities a reportable condition for special study. The Injury Prevention Service of the Oklahoma State Department of Health began collecting data on work-related injury deaths in Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Fatality Assessment Control and Evaluation (OKFACE) project. Both intentional and unintentional work-related injury deaths were included. Persons working in the public and private sector were included as were family businesses (e.g., farms) and volunteer workers (e.g., firefighters). Data were collected from death certificates, Medical Examiner, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Program, Workers' Compensation Court, and newspapers. Hospital medical records and law enforcement reports were also used to provide supplemental information. Rates were calculated using 2000 Current Population Survey data.
Keywords
Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Machine-operation; Age-factors; Epidemiology; Statistical-analysis; Sex-factors; Racial-factors; Motor-vehicles; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Farmers; Agricultural-workers; Agricultural-industry; Agriculture; Mortality-data; Tractors; Retail-workers; Head-injuries; Surveillance-programs; Seasonal-factors
Contact
Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1000 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Publication Date
20031201
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2004
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-CCU-613938; Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008342
Source Name
Summary of Reportable Injuries in Oklahoma: Occupational Fatalities in Oklahoma, 1998-2002
State
OK
Performing Organization
Oklahoma State Department of Health
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