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Occupational injury in North Carolina.
NC Med J 2010 Nov-Dec; 71(6):569-573
In 2008, 161 North Carolina workers died from work-related injuries, 3,324 were hospitalized, and 119,000 reported work-related injuries. Workers' compensation costs in the state exceeded $1.3 billion in 2007. Concerted efforts by the private and public sectors will be needed to reach goals to reduce the incidence of occupational injuries.
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Accident-rates; Accident-prevention; Accident-statistics; Accidents; Traumatic-injuries; Public-health; Surveillance
Dawn N. Castillo, MPH chief, Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch, Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia
Issue of Publication
North Carolina Medical Journal
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division