Guidelines for Minimum and Comprehensive State-Based Public Health Activities in Occupational Safety and Health
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-148
This document provides valuable guidance for developing a range of state-based public health programs occupational illness and injury prevention. It is an update of a 1995 publication and was prepared by members of the Occupational Health Surveillance Workgroup of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE).
The minimum recommended state-level approaches in the Guidelines describe public health activities in occupational injury and illness prevention that can be performed at a minimal cost using existing staff and data. The comprehensive state-level approaches suggest areas for expansion as resources become available.