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Michigan's focus on fatal falls; factors, fixes and follow-up.
Fatality Assesment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, May 12-15, 2009, Portland, Oregon. Portland, OR: Oregan Health and Science University, 2009 May; :1-29
There were 875 work-related deaths for the six years of 2001-2006 in Michigan. One hundred twenty five (14.3%) of the deaths were a result of a fall. MIFACE will present the descriptive epidemiological data of work-related falls, highlighting fatal falls in the construction sector where 60% of the deaths from falls occurred. We will also present illustrative case studies, educational interventions, and implications for policy.
Mortality-data; Traumatic-injuries; Epidemiology; Statistical-analysis; Construction-industry; Workers; Work-environment; Work-areas
Fatality Assesment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, May 12-15, 2009, Portland, Oregon
Michigan State Department of Labor and Economic Growth
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