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Surveillance in occupational health and safety.
Am J Publ Health 1989 Dec; 79(Suppl):1-63
This monograph on occupational health and safety surveillance represented an 18 month collaboration between researchers at NIOSH and occupational health experts from various state health departments and academic institutions in the United States and abroad. Topics included the surveillance of occupational illness and injury, the use of direct surveys in the surveillance of occupational illness and injury, the development of a standard questionnaire for occupational health research, the sentinel event notification system for occupational risks (SENSOR), the selection and definition of targeted work related conditions for surveillance under SENSOR, hazard surveillance in occupational disease, hazard surveillance at NIOSH, injury surveillance, occupational disease surveillance with existing data sources, surveillance for work related adverse reproductive outcomes, the role of occupational health critics in surveillance of occupational disease, and challenges for the future.
NIOSH-Author; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Industrial-safety; Mortality-rates; Risk-factors; Surveillance-programs; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Reproductive-system-disorders
American Journal of Public Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division