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Safety and health in law enforcement.
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. 2011-134, 2011 Jan; :1-2
The NORA National Public Safety Sector Agenda is a strategic framework to ensure progress and track accomplishments through 2016 on priority occupational safety and health issues. The agenda includes sets of goals for four public safety industries, including law enforcement. Law Enforcement Strategic Goals: 1) Evaluate existing information sources that may be enhanced or expanded to conduct occupational safety and health surveillance; 2) Reduce traumatic injuries and fatalities from vehicle collisions by 15%; 3) Reduce injury and death from criminal assaults by 10%; 4) Reduce cardiovascular disease disabilities and fatalities by 15%. This fact sheet provides a synopsis of the Law Enforcement goals established by the NORA Public Safety Sector Council.
Cardiovascular-system-disorders; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Morbidity-rates; Mortality-rates; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-safety-programs; Police-officers; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-personnel; Safety-practices; Safety-programs; Safety-research; Statistical-analysis; Traumatic-injuries; Emergency-responders; Law-enforcement; Law-enforcement-workers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-134
Services: Public Safety
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division