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Occupational injury in North Carolina.

Authors
Castillo-DN; Higgins-S
Source
NC Med J 2010 Nov-Dec; 71(6):569-573
NIOSHTIC No.
20039622
Abstract
In 2008, 161 North Carolina workers died from work-related injuries, 3,324 were hospitalized, and 119,000 reported work-related injuries. Workers' compensation costs in the state exceeded $1.3 billion in 2007. Concerted efforts by the private and public sectors will be needed to reach goals to reduce the incidence of occupational injuries.
Keywords
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Accident-rates; Accident-prevention; Accident-statistics; Accidents; Traumatic-injuries; Public-health; Surveillance
Contact
Dawn N. Castillo, MPH chief, Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch, Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia
CODEN
NCMJA8
Publication Date
20101101
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
dcastillo@cdc.gov
Fiscal Year
2011
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
6
ISSN
0029-2559
NIOSH Division
DSR
Source Name
North Carolina Medical Journal
State
WV; NC
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