Use of workers' compensation data for occupational injury & illness prevention.
Utterback DF, Schnorr TM, eds., Cincinnati, OH: 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. 2010-152, 2010 May; :1-185
The Workers' Compensation Data Use Workshop was convened to discuss opportunities for collaboration in the analysis of WC data in order to help reduce the risks of occupational injuries and illnesses. Stakeholders from private insurance carriers, insurance associations, self-insured corporations, academic institutions and government agencies participated. Presentations described differences among state laws, proper interpretation of common industry terms, proprietary interests in insurance data, public release of internal analyses, and methods for linking WC data with other health and employment data.
Epidemiology; Demographic-characteristics; Risk-analysis; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Accident-rates; Accident-prevention; Accident-analysis; Surveillance-programs
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-152
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health