Mining Publication: Technology News 558 - Safety Pays in Mining: a Web Application that Demonstrates the Financial Impact of Injuries

Keywords: Costs Injuries

Original creation date: July 2017

Technology News - July 2017

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20050102

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2017-170, 2017 Jul; :1-2

 The Safety Pays in Mining web application uses aggregate injury cost data to show cost distributions for typical injuries that can affect mine workers. The cost data are derived from a decade of compensation claims filed by mine workers in Ohio. This web application brings awareness to companies about the unknown costs of injuries and the distribution of these costs.

Authors: J Heberger, JE Schall

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Technology News - July 2017

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20050102

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2017-170, 2017 Jul; :1-2


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