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Washington State occupational health indicators - current data (2000-present).

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Olympia, WA: Department of Labor and Industries, 80-11-2011, 2012 Oct; :1-6
There are over 3 million workers in Washington State. Every year tens of thousands are injured or made ill on the job. These work related injuries and illnesses have high human and economic costs, but can be prevented. Tracking these injuries and illnesses is the first step to understanding whether prevention methods are succeeding or need to be improved. Washington State researchers at the Department of Labor and Industries worked with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Occupational Health workgroup to develop a set of measures to track occupational injuries and illnesses. These measures are called 'occupational health indicators' (OHI) and are compiled yearly (because of time for data to develop and become available, there is about a 3-year lag; for 2012 CSTE OHI data is being collected for 2009). They are meant to provide an overview and general assessment of the occupational health status of Washington State. While more in-depth reports compiling and comparing several years of data are published at regular intervals by SHARP and CSTE, more recent information has not always been readily available. This report summarizes the data available from 2000 through the most currently available data, in an effort to make WA State OHI data available in more greal-time.h As such, portions of the report may be left blank where data is not yet available (data sources differ in schedule), or there is no data (as with new indicators or new components of existing indicators).
Accident-prevention; Accident-rates; Accidents; Accident-statistics; Epidemiology; Exposure-assessment; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Workplace-studies
Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, PO Box 44330, Olympia, WA 98504-4330
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Washington state occupational health indicators - current data (2000-present)
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Washington State Department of Labor and Industries