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  Agenda

Division of Safety Research
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Symposium Overview

  

Tuesday October 17, 2000

7:30-8:30

Registration

8:30-10:00

Opening Plenary
P & LE and B & O

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

  Concurrent Session A

A1
Santa Fe
Special Population at Risk: The Aging Workforce

A2
Atchison
New Directions in Machinery Risk Assessment

A3
Coach
Prevention of Occupation-
ally-acquired Bloodborne Pathogen Infections

A4
Topeka
Injury Surveillance: Monitoring Workplace Health and Safety

A5
Pullman
Intervention and Evaluation: Farms and Adolescents

A6
Fountain View
Social/
Economic Impacts: Economics

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

  Concurrent Session B

B1
Atchison
Special Populations at Risk: Who Are They? What Are Their Injury Research Needs?

B2
Pullman
New Developments with ROPS for Tractors

B3
Coach
Advancing Research in the Area of Social and Economic Consequences

B4
Santa Fe
Injuries in the Construction Industry I

B5
Topeka
Intervention and Evaluation: Work Organization

B6

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-5:00

Concurrent Sessions C

C1
Pullman
Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention

C2
Santa Fe
Prevention of Deaths and Injuries Among Fire Fighters

C3
Topeka
Applications of the Case-
Crossover Design in Occupational Injury Research

C4
Coach
Injury surveillance: Mining

C5
Atchison
Intervention and Risk Factor Research

C6
Fountain View
Engineering and Technology

5:30-7:30

Ice Breaker Social
Sheraton Station Square
Reflections Room

"Since 1911 the American Society of Safety Engineers has been the premier safety organization for those engaged in the practice of safety, health and the environment as well as serving the private and public sectors to protect people, property and the environment. We commend those participating in this year's agenda-setting National Occupational Injury Research Symposium for their continued dedication to identifying workplace safety issues and developing and presenting possible remedies in an effort to reduce death and injury in the workplace, the home, on the roads and in the air." -- Samuel J. Gualardo, President, American Society of Safety Engineers Des Plaines, IL

ASSE Logo Sponsored by: American Society of Safety Engineers

  

Wednesday October 18, 2000

7:30-8:30

Registration

8:30-10:00

Concurrent Session D

D1
Coach
Tribology of Slip and Falls I

D2
Santa Fe
Alaska's Model Program for Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Injuries

D3
Topeka
Challenges in Assessing Exposure to Occupational Injury Hazards

D4
Fountain View
Injury Surveillance: Fire Fighter Safety

D5
Atchison
Intervention and Evaluation: Construction

D6
Pullman
Special Populations

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

Concurrent Session E

E1
Fountain View
Tribology of Slip and Falls II

E2
Santa Fe
Surveillance and Intervention Programs Targeting Injuries in the Construction Industry

E3
Pullman
Young Worker Injuries: Innovative Interventions and Evaluation Challenges

E4
Topeka
Injury Surveillance: Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE)

E5
Coach
Injury Risk Factors

E6
Atchison
Social/
Economic Impacts II

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Concurrent Session F

F1
Atchison
Biomechanics of Slips and Falls

F2
Pullman
Workplace Violence Research: Past, Present and Future

F3

F4
Coach
Injury Surveillance: Needlestick/
Eye Injuries

F5
Topeka
Safety Communications and Training: Methods and Results

F6
Santa Fe
Injuries in the Construction Industry II

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-5:00

Concurrent Session G

G1
Atchison
The NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Project's Role in the Reduction of Occupational Fatalities

G2
Pullman
Work-Related Burn and Amputation Surveillance: A Snapshot in time of the surveillance results of Colorado, Kentucky, Utah and Minnesota

G3
Topeka
From Virtual Reality to Reality

G4
Fountain View
Injury Surveillance and Intervention Evaluation: Selected Workplaces

G5
Santa Fe
Safety Communications and Training: Simulation Exercises

G6

5:30-7:30

Poster Social
Sheraton Station Square
Reflections Room

"For years the Liberty Mutual Research Center has been concerned about  the seriousness of occupational injury. We are pleased to support this poster session and to help advance the NOIRS mission to advance research in this area." -- Tom Leamon, PhD, Vice President and Director, Liberty Mutual Research Center

Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health Logo Sponsored by: Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health

 

  

Thursday October 19, 2000

7:30-8:30

Registration

8:30-10:00

Concurrent Sessions H

H1
Santa Fe
Vehicle-Related Transportation Fatalities in the Workplace: Research and Prevention Strategies

H2
Topeka
Training Intervention Effectiveness Research (TIER)

H3
Fountain View
Cross-cutting Mining Research for Injury Prevention in Other Industries

H4
Pullman
Injury Surveillance: Traumatic Injury Studies

H5
Atchison
Other Topics: International Comparison

H6
Coach
Other Topics: State Experience

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

Closing Plenary
P & LE and B & O

 

Tuesday October 17, 2000
Registration
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

 

Opening Plenary Session

Tuesday October 17, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Introduction: Dr. Nancy A. Stout
  Director 
NIOSH Division of Safety Research
  
  
  

The Importance and Impact of Occupational Injury Research from the National Perspective

  
Dr. Linda Rosenstock
Director
NIOSH
  
  
Mr. Charles Jeffress
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
OSHA
  
  
Ms. Margaret Seminario (invited)
Director of Occupational Safety and Health
AFL-CIO

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Break
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Tuesday October 17, 2000
Concurrent Session: A
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A1.0 - Santa Fe  
Title: Special Population at Risk: The Aging Workforce
Category: Special Session   
Organized by Suzanne Marsh, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): David Wegman

A1.1: The Aging Workforce: Demographic Trends and Factors Affecting the Risk of Injury (10:40)
  Grosch JW
A1.2:  Occupational Fatalities Among Older Workers in the United States (11:00)
  Marsh SM, Myers J
A1.3: Nonfatal Workplace Injuries to Older Workers: Evidence from the BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illness (11:20)
  Ruser J
A1.4: Injury Rates Among Women and Older Workers in Metal Manufacturing (11:40)
  Cullen M

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A2.0 - Atchison
Title: New Directions in Machinery Risk Assessment
Category: Special Session
Organized by Mike Taubitz, General Motors Corporation and John Etherton, NIOSH
Moderator(s): Mike Taubitz and John Etherton

A2.1: Risk Assessment Developments in the USA (10:30)
  Taubitz M
A2.2: Perspectives on International Machinery Risk Assessment (10:45)
  Raafat, H
A2.3: Risk Management for Machinery-related Injury Prevention (11:00)
  Russell J
A2.4: Developing Teaching Aides for Machine Safety (11:15)
  Roudebush C

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A3.0 - Coach
Title: Prevention of Occupationally-acquired Bloodborne Pathogen Infections
Category: Special Session
Organized by the NIOSH HIV Activity
Moderator(s): Janice Huy and Linda Chiarello

A3.1: Using EPINet Surveillance Data to Support Public Policy (10:30)
  Jagger J
A3.2: Health Risks in Correctional Health Care Workers: Recent Findings (10:45)
Gershon R, Mitchell C, Vickers D, Felknor S, Nemhauser J, Trout D, Ballard R, Vlahov D
A3.3:  Improved Compliance with Universal Precautions Among Operating Room and Emergency Department Personnel for Two Years Following an Educational Intervention (11:00)
Fraser V, Kim L, Jeffe D, Evanoff B, Freeman B
A3.4:  A Community Hospital Intervention Program to Prevent Percutaneous Injury Among Health Care Workers (11:15)
Doebbeling BN, Beekmann SE, McCoy KD, Ferguson KJ, Woolson RF, Vaughn TE, Torner JC, Grosch JW, Murphy L

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A4.0 - Topeka
Title: Monitoring Workplace Health and Safety
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
Stephen McCurdy

A4.1:  Evaluating Targeting Strategies to Identify Hazardous Employers (10:30)
Neuhauser FW, Ellwood J
A4.2:  Failure of Surveillance Based on OSHA Recordkeeping Rules to Detect Potentially Fatal Incidents Involving Robots (10:45)
Reeve GR, Rynard SM, Pastula ST, Howe J, Smitt R
A4.3: An Eight Year Review of Construction Fatalities Without Accident Prevention Programs (11:00)
McReynolds MC, Smith HG, Deckert RE, Taheri PA
A4.4: The Impact of OSHA Inspections on Injury Rates (11:15)
Mendeloff JM, Gray W
A4.5:  Fatal Occupational Injuries in a New Development Area in the People's Republic of China (11:30)
Xia Z, Courtney TK, Sorock GS, Zhu J, Fu H, Liang Y, Christiani DC
A4.6: Using a Corporate Website to Monitor Health and Safety at a Large Manufacturing Company (11:45)
Reeve GR, Rynard SM, Fogleman MT

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A5.0 - Pullman
Title: Farms and Adolescents
Category: Intervention and Evaluation
Moderator(s):
Dennis J. Murphy

A5.1:  Evaluation of a National Rural Youth Safety Initiative (10:30)
Lee BC, Westaby JD, Berg RL, Kiu L
A5.2: Etiology and Consequences of Injuries Among Children in Farm Households: Regional Rural Injury Study-II (10:45)
Gerberich, SG; Gibson, RW; French, LR; Masten, A; Renier, C; Church, TR; Luan, X, Shutske, J, Carr, WP
A5.3:  Farm Work Injuries to Children on Kentucky Beef Cattle Farms (11:00)
Browning SR, Westneat SC, Szeluga R
A5.4:  Case-control and Case-crossover Studies of Agriculture Related Injuries to Children and Adolescents (11:15)
Alexander BH, Keifer, MC, Rivara FP

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: A6.0 - Fountain View
Title: Economics
Category: Social/Economic Impacts
Moderator(s):
Thomas W. Camm

A6.1: Cancelled (10:30)
A6.2: Earnings Loss from Occupational Injury: A Comparison of Six States (10:45)
Biddle J, Boden L, Reville RT, Imbens G
A6.3:  Cost Effectiveness Methodologies Used To Evaluate The Impact of Workplace Injuries in Firefighters (11:00)
Fabricant RA, Johnson LC, Beaton R
A6.4: The Incidence and Costs of Acute Injuries from a Validated Injury Surveillance System at a U.S. Manufacturing Company (11:15)
Reeve G, Rynard S
A6.5:  Where Is it Safest to Work: Ranking States by Occupational Injury and Illness Costs per Capita (11:30)
Waehrer GM, Miller TR, Leigh JP, Sheppard M
A6.6: Years of Potential Life Lost in the National Traumatic Occupational Fatality Database (11:45)
Gilbert SJ, Bailer AJ, Stayner LT

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Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday October 17, 2000
Concurrent Session: B
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: B1.0 - Atchison
Title: Special Populations at Risk: Who Are They? What Are Their Injury Research Needs?
Category: Special Session
Organized by the NORA Special Populations at Risk Team
Moderator(s): Sherry Baron 
Organizer: Dawn Castillo

Introduction:  NORA Special Populations at Risk Team  Sherry Baron
B1.1:  Special Populations at Risk: Who Are They? Why Are They a Priority? (1:40)
Frumkin H
B1.2: Work Injuries and Age: Is the News All Bad? (1:55)
Wegman DH
B1.3: Injury and Employment Patterns Among Hispanic Construction Workers (2:10)
Hunting KL
B1.4: Workers with Disabilities (2:25)
Pransky GS

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: B2.0 - Pullman
Title: New Developments with ROPS for Tractors
Category: Special Session
Organized by Dennis Murphy, Penn State University and John Etherton, NIOSH
Moderator(s): Dennis Murphy and John Etherton

B2.1: Policy Toward Increasing ROPS Use (1:30)
Myers M
B2.2: Probability of Death During a Farm Tractor Overturn (1:45)
Cole HP, McKnight RH, Reed DB, Browning SR, Struttmann TW, Piercy LR
B2.3: Performance of the NIOSH AutoROPS (2:00)
Powers J, Harris JR, Snyder KA, Ronaghi M, Etherton JR, Newbraugh BH
B2.4: Analyzing the Effectiveness of Composite Materials for an Automatically Deployable ROPS Application (2:15)
Glaessgen EH

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: B3.0 - Coach
Title: Advancing Research in the Area of Social and Economic Consequences
Category: Special Session
Organized by the NORA Social and Economic Consequences Team
Moderator(s): Elyce Biddle

Introduction and Overview:  Elyce Biddle
B3.1:  Research Needs and Priorities for Determining the Social and Economic Consequences of Occupational Illness and Injury (1:40)
Boden L
B3.2: Estimating the Social Burden of Occupational Illness and Injury in the United States (1:55)
Amick B, Christiani D, Katz J
B3.3:  Creating an International Data Repository for Workers' Compensation Research (2:10)
Karll J
B3.4: A Report on the Third International Conference on Measuring the Burden of Injury (2:25)
Luchter S, MacKenzie E
Remaining time for discussion led by Elyce Biddle

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: B4.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Injuries in the Construction Industry I
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
Matt Gillen

B4.1: Deaths and Injuries Caused by Falls Through Roof and Floor Openings and Surfaces, Including Skylights (1:30)
Bobick TG
B4.2:  The 1990's: Claims Management Versus Injury Management (1:45)
Alberg NM
B4.3: Struck-by Injuries to Construction Workers (2:00)
Welch LS, Hunting KL
B4.4: Occupational Fatalities in the U.S. Highway Construction Industry, 1992-1997 (2:15)
Pratt SG
B4.5: In-depth Analyses of Falls From Heights in the Construction Industry (2:30)
Kines PA

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: B5.0 - Topeka
Title: Work Organization
Category: Intervention Evaluation
Organized by the NORA Organization of Work Team
Moderator(s):
Steven Sauter and Jane Lipscomb

B5.1:  A Longitudinal Study of Workplace Organizational Factors and Injury Rates (1:30)
Gilbert JW, Shannon HS
B5.2: When am I my Brother's Keeper?
Defining Others' Safety and Well-Being as In-Role Versus Extra-Role Behavior
(1:45)
Hofmann DA, Morgeson FP
B5.3:  Cancelled (2:00)
B5.4:  Unintended Consequences: Organizational Practices and their Impact on Health and Safety (2:15)
Kaminski MA
B5.5:  Organizational Factors and Return to Work Following Lost-Time Injury (2:30)
Cole DC, Brooker AS, Clarke JC

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Break
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday October 17, 2000
Concurrent Session: C
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C1.0 - Pullman
Title: Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention
Category: Special Session
Organized by David Hard, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): David Hard

C1.1: Overview of the NIOSH Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention Initiative (3:30)
Hard DL, Castillo DN, Myers JR, Pizatella TJ, Olenchock SA
C1.2: NIOSH Approach to Childhood Agricultural Injury Surveillance (3:40)
Myers JR
C1.3: Agricultural Disability Awareness and Risk Education (AgDARE) (4:00)
Reed DB, Kidd PS, Rayens MK, Westneat SC
C1.4:  Health Professional Education to Promote Use of Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention Guidelines (4:20)
Shutske JM, Schermann M
C1.5: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (4:40)
Lee BC

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C2.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Prevention of Deaths and Injuries Among Fire Fighters
Category: Special Session
Organized by the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program
Moderator(s): Richard Braddee

C2.1:  Firefighter Fatality Statistics for 1999 (3:30)
Fahy RF
C2.2: Fire Fatality Investigations: The NIOSH and IAFF Programs (3:45)
Duffy RM
C2.3: Overview of Program from a Volunteer Perspective (4:00)
Schafer H
C2.4: NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (4:15)
Braddee R
C2.5:  Hazards and Fires Involving Oxygen Regulators (4:30)
Washenitz FC
C2.6:  Oxygen Regulators Testing and Standards (4:45)
Stoltzfus J

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C3.0 - Topeka
Title: Applications of the Case-Crossover Design in Occupational Injury Research
Category: Special Session
Organized by Gary Sorock, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Gary Sorock

Introduction by Gary Sorock (3:30)
C3.1:  Overview of Case-Crossover Methods for Injury Research (3:35)
Mittleman MA, Sorock GS, Lombardi DA
C3.2: Animal-Related Injuries to Veterinarians: Application of the Case-Crossover Design (3:50)
Gabel CL, Gerberich SG, Maldonado, G
C3.3:  Transient Risk Factors for Occupational Acute Traumatic Hand Injury (4:05)
Sorock GS, Lombardi DA, Hauser R, Eisen EA, Herrick R, Racine R, Mittleman MA
C3.4: Temporal Factors and the Risk of Occupational Acute Hand Injury (4:20)
Lombardi DA, Sorock GS, Eisen EA, Herrick RF, Hauser RB, Racine R, Mittleman MA
Discussant: Gordon Smith
Remaining time for discussion led by Gary Sorock
(4:35)

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C4.0 - Coach
Title: Mining
Category: Injury surveillance
Moderator(s):
Lisa J. Steiner

C4.1:  An Analysis of Serious Injuries to Dozer Operators at U.S. Mining Sites (3:30)
Wiehagen WJ, Mayton AG, Jaspal JS, Turin FE
C4.2:  Haulage Truck Dump-Site Safety (3:45)
Turin FC, Wiehagen WJ, Jaspal JS, Mayton AG
C4.3: Evaluating Safety Interventions in the U.S. Mining Industry (4:00)
Coleman PJ, Kerkering JC
C4.4:  Alternate Measures of Risk for Communicating Study Results: Comparisons of Injury and Chronic Disease Mortality in the NIOSH Colorado Uranium Miners Cohort (4:15)
Park R, Stayner L, Bailer J, Gilbert S, Halperin W

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C5.0 - Atchison
Title: Intervention and Risk Factor Research
Category: Intervention Evaluation
Moderator(s):
Linda Goldenhar

C5.1: Evidence on the Effectiveness of Measures Recommended to Prevent Workplace Homicide (3:30)
Loomis D, Wolf S, Runyan CW, Marshall SW, Butts JD
C5.2:  Risk Factors for Violence Among Nurses: Methods and Preliminary Results (3:45)
Gerberich SG, Church T, McGovern P, Hansen H, Nachreiner N, Geisser
C5.3:  Workplace-Level Risk Factors for Homicide on the Job (4:00)
Loomis D, Wolf SH, Runyan CW, Butts JD, Marshall SW
C5.4:  Interventions for the Primary Prevention of Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (4:15)
Lincoln AE, Vernick JS, Ogaitis-Jones S, Smith GS, Mitchell CS, Agnew J
C5.5 Cancelled (4:30)

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: C6.0 - Fountain View
Title: Engineering and Technology
Category: Engineering and Technology
Moderator(s):
Timothy J. Pizatella

C6.1: Visual Reference Effect on Balance Control in Roof Work (3:30)
Simeonov PI, Hsiao H
C6.2: Computational Simulation of Electrical ARC Parameters (3:45)
Capelli-Schellpfeffer M, Miller GH
C6.3: Development of a Computerized Audit Tool for Control of Construction Falls (4:00)
Becker PE, Fullen MD, Akladios M, Carr M
C6.4: Collision Warning Systems for Surface Mining Equipment (4:15)
Ruff TM

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Tuesday October 17, 2000
Ice Breaker Social
Sheraton Station Square
Reflections Room

"Since 1911 the American Society of Safety Engineers has been the premier safety organization for those engaged in the practice of safety, health and the environment as well as serving the private and public sectors to protect people, property and the environment. We commend those participating in this year's agenda-setting National Occupational Injury Research Symposium for their continued dedication to identifying workplace safety issues and developing and presenting possible remedies in an effort to reduce death and injury in the workplace, the home, on the roads and in the air." -- Samuel J. Gualardo, President, American Society of Safety Engineers Des Plaines, IL

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:  American Society of Safety Engineers

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
Registration
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

 

Wednesday October 18, 2000
Concurrent Session: D
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D1.0 - Coach
Title: Tribology of Slip and Falls I
Category: Special Session
Organized by Mark Redfern, University of Pittsburgh
Moderator(s): Mark Redfern

D1.1: Field Evaluation of Two Commonly Used Slipmeters (8:30)
Chang WR, Cotnam J
D1.2: The Impact of Neolite® Test-Foot Variability and Tribometer Type on Slip Resistance Measurements (8:50)
Sapienza MA
D1.3:  The Evaluation of Two Commonly Used Slipmeters: The Repeatability and the Effect of Slip Criteria (9:10)
Chang WR
D1.4: Precision and Bias Testing of the English XL Variable Incidence Tribometer and the Brungraber Mark II Portable Inclinable Articulated Strut Slip Tester (9:30)
Flynn JE, Underwood DC

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D2.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Alaska's Model Program for Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Injuries
Category: Special Session
Organized by George Conway, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): George Conway

D2.1: Alaska's Model Program for Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Injury Deaths (8:30)
Conway GA, Lincoln JM, Husberg BJ, Manwaring JC, Klatt ML, Thomas TK
D2.2:  Preventing Fatalities and Severe Non-fatal Injuries in Alaska's Commercial Fishing Industry (8:45)
Lincoln JM, Husberg BJ, Conway GA
D2.3: Pilot Inexperience May Increase the Hazards in Alaska, 1990-1998 (9:00)
Bensyl DM, Manwaring J, Conway GA
D2.4:  Partnerships for Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Aviation Injuries in Alaska (9:15)
Manwaring JM, Bensyl DM, Conway GA, Perry D, Kobelnyk, G
D2.5:  Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation in Alaska (9:30)
Choromanski DM
D2.6: Surveillance and Prevention of Nonfatal Work-Related Injuries in Alaska (9:45)
Husberg BJ, Conway GA

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D3.0 - Topeka
Title: Challenges in Assessing Exposure to Occupational Injury Hazards
Category: Special Session
Organized by Dana Loomis, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina
Moderator(s): Dana Loomis

Introduction by Dana Loomis (8:30)
D3.1: Dealing with Variability of Hazards in Occupational Injury Epidemiology (8:40)
Kromhout H, Loomis D
D3.2: Variability, Measurement, and Analysis of Hours of Exposure in a Cohort of Fishers (9:00)
Marshall SW
D3.3: Measuring Transient Occupational Injury Exposures (9:10)
Sorock GS, Lombardi DA, Hauser R, Eisen EA, Herrick R, Mittleman MA
Panel discussion and questions from the floor led by Dana Loomis

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D4.0 - Fountain View
Title: Fire Fighter Safety
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
Thomas P. Mezzanote

D4.1: Traumatic Occupational Injury Fatalities to Fire Service Personnel, 1992-1998 (8:30)
Ta ML, Fosbroke DE
D4.2: The Relation Between Age & Duty-related Injuries in Urban Fire Fighters I (8:45)
Beaton R, Johnson LC, Salazar M, Murphy S
D4.3: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Duty Related Injuries in Urban Fire Fighters (9:00)
Johnson LC, Beaton R, Lewis E, Ollis T
D4.4:  Fire Fighter Fatality Reports and Their Importance to the Volunteer Fire Service (9:15)
Schafer HS

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D5.0 - Atchison
Title: Construction
Category: Intervention Evaluation
Moderator(s):
Robert Chapman

D5.1: Fall-safe Intervention and Research (8:30)
Becker PE, Fullen MD, Akladios M
D5.2: Differences in Injury Intervention Implementation Among Small Union Carpentry Firms in New England (8:45)
Siqueira E, Halperin K, Ginieres M
D5.3: A Controlled Prospective Injury Intervention for Small Union Carpentry Firms in New England (9:00)
Halperin KM, Cameron W, McDougall V
D5.4: Worker and Manager Perceptions of Construction Safety Practices (9:15)
Gillen M, McCall C, Sum J, Kools S, Moulden K

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: D6.0 - Pullman
Title: Special Populations
Category: Special Populations
Moderator(s):
Letitia Davis

D6.1: The Prevalence and Patterns of Occupational Injury in South Texas Middle School Students (8:30)
Weller NF, Cooper SP, Tortolero SR, Kelder SH, Hassan S
D6.2: The Prevalence and Risk Factors Related to Falls During Pregnancy (8:45)
Dunning K, Lemasters G, Bhattacharya A, Levin L
D6.3:  Fatal Occupational Injuries Among Hispanic Workers of Texas (9:00)
Mireles MC, Richardson S, Herrmann K
D6.4: Reducing Injury Risk of Students in Vocational-technical Schools and Young Workers in Small Businesses (9:15)
Palassis J, Sweeney MH
D6.5:  Report on Young Teens' Experience with Occupational Health and Safety Issues: A Pilot Study (9:30)
Simoyi P, Frederick L, Niezen C, Hobbs G
D6.6 Latino Immigrant Workers in Residential Construction: A Qualitative Study of Risk Factors (9:45)
O'Connor T

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Break
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

 
Wednesday October 18, 2000
Concurrent Session: E
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E1.0 - Fountain View
Title: Tribology of Slip and Falls II
Category: Special Session
Organized by Wen-Ruey Chang, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Wen-Ruey Chang

E1.1: The Contribution of Dry Contaminants to Slip Potential (10:30)
Thorpe SC, Lemon PW
E1.2: Comparison of Coefficient of Friction Requirements During Gait to Tribometry Measurements: Evaluation of Shod and Barefoot Conditions at Various Walking Speeds (10:50)
Powers CM, Burnfield JM, Brault JR, Flynn JE
E1.3: Measuring the Exposure to Slipping Hazards: A Novel Test Device (11:10)
Gronquvist R, Hirvonen M, Rajamaki E, Polvi P, Chang WR
E1.4: Validating Slipmeters: Aspects of Conformity Between Test Feet and Floor Surfaces (11:30)
Bowman R, Angelopoulos TA

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E2.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Surveillance and Intervention Programs Targeting Injuries in the Construction Industry
Category: Special Session
Organized by T. J. Lentz, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): T. J. Lentz

E2.1: Survey Shows Commitment to Safety by Large Construction Firms Produces Results (10:30)
Hinze J
E2.2: Evaluation of the OSHA Construction Accident Reduction Emphasis (CARE) Program in Florida (10:50)
Harrison, T
E2.3:  Fall Protection Emphasis within OSHA's Region V (11:10)
Medlock R
E2.4: An Unconventional Surveillance Tool for Tracking Construction Projects in the State of Illinois (11:30)
Broderick T

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E3.0 - Pullman
Title: Young Worker Injuries: Innovative Interventions and Evaluation Challenges
Category: Special Session
Organized by the NORA Special Populations at Risk and Intervention Effectiveness Research Teams
Moderator(s): Dawn Castillo

E3.1:  Injuries to Young Workers: An Overview (10:30)

Davis L

E3.2: Expanded Opportunities for Prevention of Young Worker Injuries (10:40)
Sinclair R
E3.3: Coordinated State Efforts to Prevent Young Worker Injuries (10:48)
Miara C
E3.4:  Community-Based Efforts to Prevent Young Worker Injuries in an Ethnic Community (11:06)
Guihama J
E3.5:  School-based Efforts to Prevent Young Worker Injuries (11:24)
Hillmer TG
Discussion: Methods for Evaluating Occupational Injury Prevention Efforts that Expand Beyond the Workplace, led by Linda Goldenhar and Catherine Heaney

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E4.0 - Topeka
Title: Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE)
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
William Hetzler

E4.1: Identification and Evaluation of Injury Circumstances Contributing to Crane-related Occupational Fatality

(10:30)

Moore PH, Pratt SG
E4.2:  Work-related Fatalities in West Virginia: A Summary of Surveillance, Investigation, and Prevention Activities - July 1996 through December 1999 (10:45)
Helmkamp JC, Lundstrom WJ, Williams JM
E4.3: Functional Limitations Leading to Fatal Work Injuries of Farmers in Wisconsin (11:00)
Tierney JM, Hanrahan LP
E4.4: The Washington State Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program: High Risk Populations (11:15)
Cohen MA, Sjostrom T, Clark R

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E5.0 - Coach
Title: Injury Risk Factors
Category: Injury Risk Factors
Moderator(s):
Christine Branche

E5.1: Race Modifies Other Risk Factors for Knee-related Disability Among Women in the U.S. Army (10:30)
Sulsky S, Mundt K, Bigelow C, Amoroso P
E5.2: Toward a Typology of Dynamic and Hazardous Work Environments (10:45)
Scharf T, Vaught C, Kidd P, Steiner L, Kowalski K, Wiehagen B, Cole H
E5.3:  Indicators of Lift Readiness and Lift Posture in Patients with Low Back Pain (11:00)
Dionne CP, Smith SS
E5.4: Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries Among Public Sector Employees (11:15)
Windau JA, Drudi D
E5.5: Nonfatal Occupational Injuries Among African-American Women by Industry (11:30)
Chen GX, Hendricks KJ
E5.6:  Occupational Fatalities Among Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers in the U.S.: A Comprehensive Review of the 1992 to 1997 Data from CFOI, FARS and the National EMS Memorial Service (11:45)
Maguire BJ, Hunting KL

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session: E6.0 - Atchison
Title: Social/Economic Impacts II
Category: Social/Economic Impacts II
Moderator(s):
Elyce A. Biddle

E6.1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Injury at Sand and Gravel Operations (10:30)
Camm TW, Ferch S, Boldt CMK
E6.2: Earnings Losses from Permanent Disability at Private Self-Insured Employers in California (10:45)
Reville RT
E6.3: The Cost and Consequences of Work-Related Assaults (11:00)
McGovern P, Kochevar L, Lohman W, Zaidman B, Gerberich S, Nyman J, Findorff M
E6.4:  Followup Study of Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Construction Workers (11:15)
Hunting KL, Welch LS, Hsu L
E6.5:  Detection, Disease Management, and Compensation: Health and Economic Outcomes of Occupational Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Among Garment Workers in New York City (11:30)
Fahs MC, Kontos NJ, Herbert R, Plattus R, Job L, Alcala M, Berliner H
E6.6:  The Concentration of Workers' Compensation Expenditures in a Construction Workforce: Implications for Cost Containment (11:45)
Bondy J, Glazner JE

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Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday October 18, 2000
Concurrent Session: F
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: F1.0 - Atchison
Title: Biomechanics of Slips and Falls
Category: Special Session
Organized by Raoul Gronqvist, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Raoul Gronqvist

F1.1: Adjustments in Gait Biomechanics on Potentially Slippery Floors (1:30)
Cham R, Redfern MS
F1.2: Safety on Stairs: Biomechanical and Visual Factors (1:50)
Cavanagh PR, Owens DA, Startzell JK, Christina KA, Okita N, Milner CE
F1.3:  Slip Potentials During Load Carrying (2:10)
Redfern MS, Cham R
F1.4: Method of Expressing Slipperiness in Gait (2:30)
Noguchi T

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: F2.0 - Pullman
Title: Workplace Violence Research: Past, Present and Future
Category: Special Session
Organized by Lynn Jenkins, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Lynn Jenkins

F2.1: History and Status of NIOSH Research on Workplace Violence (1:30)
Jenkins L
F2.2: Evaluation of Risk Factors for Robbery and Employee Injury and Compliance to a Workplace Violence Intervention in High-risk Business Settings (1:50)
Casteel C, Peek-Asa C
F2.3:  Evaluation of OSHA Guidelines on Preventing Violence in Mental Health Settings (2:10)
Lipscomb J, Rosen J
F2.4: Workplace Violence Intervention Research: An Agenda for Action (2:30)
Merchant J, Lundell J, Zwerling C

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: F4.0 - Coach
Title: Needlestick/Eye Injuries
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
Thomas K. Hodous

F4.1: Injuries and Illnesses in Nurses in Delhi (1:30)
Joshi TK, Jugal K, Sagar B, Singh B
F4.2: Sharps-related Injuries in California Healthcare Facilities: Preliminary Results from the Sharps Injury Registry (1:45)
Gillen M, Davis M, Lewis J, McNary J, Boyd A, Curran C, Cone J
F4.3: Characterization of Needlestick Injuries and Development of Prevention Strategies (2:00)
Frederick LJ, Williams JM
F4.4: Does Occupational Exposure Account for Excess Injury Risk: Serious Eye Injuries in the U.S. Army (2:15)
Smith GS, Lincoln AE, Wong TY, Amoroso PJ, Vinger PF, Bell NS

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: F5.0 - Topeka
Title: Methods and Results
Category: Safety Communications and Training
Moderator(s):
Paul A. Schulte

F5.1: Using the Extended Parallel Process Model to Develop and Evaluate Silicosis Prevention Materials for Masonry Workers and Contractors (1:30)
Day BT, Tan-Wilhelm D
F5.2: Expert Systems for Communication in Occupational Safety and Health (1:45)
Botkin A
F5.3: Key Learnings from Electrical Safety Workshops Sponsored by IEEE 1992-2000 (2:00)
Floyd HL, Eastwood K, Bonner S, Jamil S, Liggett DP, Pace DA, Satish C
F5.4: Agricultural Commodity Based Safety Programming: Using Florida Citrus as a Model (2:15)
Lehtola CJ, Brown CM, Andrews LE
F5.5: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Tailored Website for Construction Safety and Health (2:30)
Donlin M, Linn H, Olevitch L, Tan-Wilhelm D, Day B, Lukwago S, Kreuter M, Rowel R

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Session: F6.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Injuries in the Construction Industry II
Category: Special Populations: Construction
Moderator(s):
David E. Fosbroke

F6.1: Contractor Safety Practices and Injury Rates During Construction of Denver International Airport (1:30)
Glazner JE, Borgerding J, Bondy J, Lowery JT, Lezotte DC, Kreiss K
F6.2: Analysis of Construction Injury Burden by Type of Work (1:45)
Lowery JT, Glazner JE, Borgerding JA, Bondy J, Lezotte DC, Kreiss K
F6.3: Work-related Falls in Residential and Drywall Carpentry (2:00)
Lipscomb HJ, Dement JM, Li L, Nolan J, Patterson D
F6.4: Nail Gun Injuries in Construction: Need for Gun Control? (2:15)
Dement JM, Lipscomb HJ, Li L, Nolan J, Patterson D
F6.5:  Eye Injuries at a Large Construction Project: A Better Understanding Through Compensation Data And Injury Investigations (2:30)
Jackson LL, Borgerding JA, Lowery JT, Glazner JE

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Break
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday October 18, 2000
Concurrent Session: G
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: G1.0 - Atchison
Title: The NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Project's Role in the Reduction of Occupational Fatalities
Category: Special Session
Organized by Virgil Casini, NIOSH FACE Team
Moderator(s): Paul Moore

G1.1: Overview of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program (3:30)
Higgins D
G1.2: New Jersey FACE Investigation Leads to Legislative Changes (3:48)
Bost P
G1.3: Youth Farm Worker Is Killed in PTO Driveline Entanglement (4:06)
Rautiainen R
G1.4: The NIOSH, OSHA, NATE Partnership for the Prevention of Injury to Telecommunication Tower Construction and Maintenance Workers (4:24)
Casini VJ
G1.5: Dissemination of Products from the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (4:42)
Morton L

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: G2.0 - Pullman
Title: Work-Related Burn and Amputation Surveillance: A Snapshot in Time of the Surveillance Results of Colorado, Kentucky, Utah and Minnesota
Category: Special Session
Organized by the Traumatic Injury SENSOR State grantees
Moderator(s): Wayne Ball

G2.1: Experience Of Kentucky SENSOR Occupational Burn Surveillance (3:40)
Scheerer A, Struttman TW
G2.2: Amputation Surveillance in Minnesota (3:55)
Parker DL, Boyle D, Larson T (Presented by: Fitzpatrick A)
G2.3:  Work-related Burn Surveillance in Colorado: 1989-1997 (4:10)
McCammon J
G2.4: Work-Related Burn Surveillance Program in Utah (4:25)
Marsden R
Remaining time for discussion led by Wayne Ball

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: G3.0 - Topeka
Title: From Virtual Reality to Reality
Category: Special Session
Organized by Hongwei Hsiao, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Hongwei Hsiao

G3.1: Virtual Reality for Safe Equipment Operation (3:30)
Hollands R
G3.2: Employing Virtual Reality Simulations of Agricultural Tractor Operation for Assessing Safe Behavior Among Youth - A Feasibility Study (3:39)
Stredney D, Sessanna D, Bryan J, Heaney C, Bean T, Wilkins III JR
G3.3: Safe Work at Elevation Through Virtual Reality Simulation (3:48)
Dotson B, Hsiao H
G3.4: Driving Safety and Simulation Technology (3:57)
Tabacchi J , Guzman A, Grace R
G3.5: Fire Dynamics Simulator (4:06)
McGrattan K, Forney G, Madrzykowski D
Discussion led by Hongwei Hsiao: Applicability of virtual reality and its future directions for worker safety and health

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: G4.0 - Fountain View
Title: Selected Workplaces
Category: Injury Surveillance and Intervention Evaluation
Moderator(s):
Anne-Marie Feyer

G4.1: Fatal Occupational Injuries in the U.S. Rail Transportation Industry (3:30)
Fosbroke DE, Moore PH
G4.2: Transportation Incidents - The 500 Pound Gorilla of Occupational Injuries (3:45)
Luchter S
G4.3: Impact of a Design Modification in Modern Firefighting Uniforms on Burn Prevention Outcomes in New York City Firefighters - Intervention Evaluation (4:00)
Prezant D, Freeman K, Kelly K, Malley K, Karwa M, McLaughlin M, Hirschhorn R, Brown A
G4.4: The Impact of Protective Hoods and Their Water Content on Firefighter Burn Injuries: Laboratory Tests and Field Results - Intervention Evaluation (4:15)
Prezant DJ, Barker RL, Stull JO, King SJ, Rotanz RA, Malley KS, Bender M, Guerth C, Kelly KJ

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Session: G5.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Simulation Exercises
Category: Safety Communications and Training
Organized by Henry P. Cole, University of Kentucky
Moderator(s): Ted Scharf and Mike Colligan

G5.1: Cancelled (3:30)
G5.2: Simulation Exercises to Prevent Occupational Exposure to Blood and Other Body Fluids (3:45)
Gershon RM, Karkashian, Christine D, Cole HP, Flanagan PA
G5.3: Using a Narrative Simulation Exercise for Training Motorists to Avoid Collisions with Farm Machinery on Public Roads (4:00)
Lehtola CJ, Cole HP, Bean TL, Piercy LR, Struttman TW, Westneat S
G5.4: The Use and Impact of Narrative Simulations in the US Coal Industry (4:15)
Vaught CV
G5.5:  Using Case-based Interactive Narrative Simulation Exercises to Prevent Occupational Injuries (4:30)
Cole HP (Presented by: Charles Vaught)

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Wednesday October 18, 2000
Poster Social
Sheraton Station Square
Reflections Room

"For years the Liberty Mutual Research Center has been concerned about  the seriousness of occupational injury. We are pleased to support this poster session and to help advance the NOIRS mission to advance research in this area." -- Tom Leamon, PhD, Vice President and Director, Liberty Mutual Research Center
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:  Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health

 

PS.1: The Economic Impact of Occupational Fatalities, a Retrospective Study (1995-1998)
Beaulieu AM, Leighton RW, Lim KC, Richards RF
PS.2:

Measuring the Economic Burden of Occupational Fatal Injuries in the United States, 1990-1995

Biddle EA
PS.3: The Practicality of Using Fault Tree Analysis to Improve Mine Safety
Stewart W, Kerkering JC, Coleman P, Beus M, Iverson S 
PS.4: The Economic and Social Impact of Work-Related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Chenoweth BA, Lim KC, Nadeau MR, Roy JC, Surette RI
PS.5: Integrating Injury Research with Industry Experience to Develop Measures for Preventing Worker Injuries from Vehicles and Equipment in Highway Work Zones
Fosbroke D, Pratt S, Burkhart J, Marsh S, Casini V, Moore P, Smith G
PS.6: Pilot Study of Transient Risk Factors for Sharps-Related Injuries in Health Care Workers
Fisman DN, Harris AD, Sorock GS, Gordon K, Brandt G, Mittleman MA
PS.7: Impact of a Changing U.S. Workforce on the Occupational Injury Experience, 1980-1994
Hartley DL, Biddle EA
PS.8:  Five Workers Engulfed and Suffocated in Corn in Nebraska, 1999
Hetzler WE
PS.9: Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program: Recommendations for Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Workers Who Operate or Work Near Forklifts
Higgins DN, Braddee RW
PS.10: Eye Injury Prevention Among Mechanical Contractors
Hsu L, Hunting KL, Welch LS
PS.11: Work-related Acute Eye Injuries Presenting to the West Virginia University Hospital Emergency Department
Inman CJ, Jackson LL, Helmkamp JC, Islam SS, Furbee PM
PS.12: Occupational Homicide and Non-facility Based Workers
Johnson RM, Loomis D, Wolf S, Gregory E
PS.13: Cancelled
PS.14:  Perceived Postural Sway and Discomfort During Simulated Drywall Lifting and Hanging Tasks
Long DJ, Pan CS, Chiou SS, Skidmore PO, Zwiener JY
PS.15: Causes of Electrocutions Among Construction Workers
McCann MF, Chowdhury RT
PS.16: An Analysis of Falls by Construction Type Among Construction Workers
McCann MF, Chowdhury RT
PS.17:  Work-related Injury Among California Migrant Hispanic Farm Workers

McCurdy SA, Beaumont JJ, Wilson BW, Henderson J, Samuels SJ, Schenker MB, Morrin L, Carroll D

PS.18: Do Complaints Take OSHA to Less Risky Workplaces?
Mendeloff JM
PS.19: Occupational Fatalities Associated with Harvesting and Handling Large Bales-United States, 1980-1998, Minnesota FACE, 1993-1999, Oklahoma FACE, 1995-1999
Parker DL, Wahl GL, Douglas MR, Mallonee S, Archer PJ
PS.20: Injury Surveillance Using Existing Workers' Compensation Medical Claims Data
Peele PB, Stockman CK, Tollerud DJ
PS.21: ICD-9-CM vs. ICD-10 for Coding Occupational Fatalities: Is ICD-10 Better, Worse, or Just Different?
Pope MJ, Reed DK
PS.22: Fatal Incidents Involving Farm Equipment on Public Roadways
Reed DK, Struttmann TW
PS.23: A Cost Model for Traumatic Injuries in Mining
Sacks HK, Pana-Cryan R
PS.24: Experiences of Widows Following a Farm-related Fatality
Scheerer A, Brandt V
PS.25: Injuries Relating to Tobacco Farming in Kentucky
Struttmann TW, Caudill D, Reed DK
PS.26: California Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE): Summary of Occupational Fatalities in Los Angeles County 1992-1998
Styles LE, Tibben R, Harrison R, Gillen M, Fowler J, Guerriero J
PS.27: Epidemiology of Occupational Injury Among Cooks
Velilla AM, Islam SS, Syamlal G, Ducatman AM

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Thursday October 19, 2000
Registration
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

 

Thursday October 19, 2000
Concurrent Session: H
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H1.0 - Santa Fe
Title: Vehicle-Related Transportation Fatalities in the Workplace: Research and Prevention Strategies
Category: Special Session
Organized by Stephanie Pratt, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s):
Roger Rosa

H1.1: Cancelled (8:35)
H1.2: The Association of Age and Occupational Motor Vehicle-Related Fatalities (8:55)
Dellinger AM, Pratt SG
H1.3: Occupational Highway Fatalities Involving Semi-Trucks, United States, 1992-1997 (9:15)
Pratt SG, Strotmeyer SJ
H1.4: Traffic Crashes and Productivity Losses: What the Research Shows (9:35)
Herbel SB
Remaining time for discussion led by Roger Rosa

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Thursday October 19, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H2.0 - Topeka
Title: Training Intervention Effectiveness Research (TIER)
Category: Special Session
Organized by Greg Loos, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Greg Loos

H2.1: Overview of the TIER Model (8:30)
  Loos GP
H2.2: Relationship of TIER to Injury Control (8:45)
  Loos GP
H2.3: Electrical Safety Training (9:00)
  Fowler T
H2.4:: Future TIER Studies (9:15)
  Merry C

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Thursday October 19, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H3.0 - Fountain View
Title: Cross-cutting Mining Research for Injury Prevention in Other Industries
Category: Special Session
Organized by Jeffrey Welsh, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Moderator(s): Jeffrey Welsh

H3.1:  Session Introduction (8:30)
Welsh JH
H3.2: Safety Issues in Blasting (8:40)
Rehak TR, Bajpayee TS
H3.3: Identifying Fatal and Non-fatal Injuries Attributed to Water Well Drilling Operations (9:00)
Matetic RJ, Ingram DK
H3.4: Protecting Workers from Electrocution Caused by Contact of Cranes, Haul Trucks and Drill Rigs with Overhead Power Lines: A New Approach (9:20)
Cawley JC, Homce GT, Sacks HK, Yenchek MR
H3.5: Development of the Hazard Recognition Training Module for Construction, Maintenance, and Repair Work Activities (9:40)
Barrett EA, Rethi LL

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Thursday October 19, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H4.0 - Pullman
Title: Traumatic Injury Studies
Category: Injury Surveillance
Moderator(s):
Letitia Davis

H4.1: National Estimates of Traumatic Occupational Injury in the United States (8:30)
Warner M, Fingerhut LA, Barnes P
H4.2:  Surveillance for Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments--United States, 1998 (8:45)
Jackson LL
H4.3:  Exposing U.S. Disabling Morbidity - The BLS Data Revisited (9:00)
Courtney TK, Webster BS
H4.4:  Safety Impacts of Peer-to-Peer Workplace Substance Abuse Prevention (9:15)
Miller TR, Spicer RS, Becker LR, Nelkin VS, Sogie-Thomas B
H4.5:  Mortality Patterns at a Large U.S. Manufacturing Company from 1974 through 1998 (9:30)
Reeve GR
H4.6: Traumatic Work-Related Fatal Injury Amongst Maori of New Zealand 1985-1994 (9:45)
McCracken SB, Feyer A-M, Langley JD, Broughton J

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Thursday October 19, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H5.0 - Atchison
Title: International Comparison
Category: Other Topics
Moderator(s):
Gordon Smith

H5.1: A Comparison of Work-Related Fatal Injuries to Agricultural Workers in Australia, New Zealand and the United States (8:30)
Horsburgh S, Marsh S, Feyer A-M, Langley J, Stout N, Williamson A, Driscoll T
H5.2: Comparing the Causes of Work-Related Fatal Injuries in Australia, New Zealand and the United States Using Narrative Information (8:45)
Williamson A, Feyer A-M, Stout N, Driscoll T
H5.3: Cancelled
H5.4: Older Workers: A Comparison of Work-Related Fatal Injuries in Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. (9:00)
Marsh SM, Horsburgh S, Usher H
H5.5: Occupational Injury Mortality Rates: Comparison of New Zealand, Australia and the United States (9:15)
Feyer A-M, Williamson A, Stout N, Driscoll T

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Thursday October 19, 2000
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Session: H6.0 - Coach
Title: State Experience
Category: Other Topics
Moderator(s):
James C. Helmkamp

H6.1: The Epidemiology of Serious Occupational Burn Injuries in Alabama (8:30)
Taylor AJ, McGwin G, Smith DR, Birmingham BR, Rue LW
H6.2:  Epidemiology of Work-related Burn Injuries: Experience of a State Managed Workers Compensation System (8:45)
Islam SS, Nambiar AM, Doyle EJ, Velilla AM, Biswas RS, Ducatman AM
H6.3:  Incidence and Risk of Work-related Fracture Injuries: Experience of a State Managed Workers Compensation System (9:00)
Islam SS, Biswas RS, Nambiar AM, Syamlal G, Velilla AM, Doyle EJ, Ducatman AM
H6.4: Work-Related Traumatic Head and Brain Injuries in Washington State, 1990-1997 (9:15)
Cohen MA, Kalat J, Silverstein B

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Break
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Closing Plenary Session

P & LE and B & O Rooms

Thursday October 19, 2000
10:30 - 12:00

Occupational Injury Research in the New Millennium

  

From Strategy to Reality:  Twenty-five Years of National Planning in Occupational Injury Research

  
Dr. Nancy A. Stout
  Director
NIOSH Division of  Safety Research
  
  

Occupational Safety and Injury Prevention: Four Questions, Three Answers

  
Dr. Barry Pless
Professor, Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McGill University

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