Occupational Injuries: Injuries sustained from incidents in the course of work-related activities.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.Workers' Compensation: Insurance coverage providing compensation and medical benefits to individuals because of work-connected injuries or disease.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (U.S.): An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Housekeeping, Hospital: Hospital department which manages and provides the required housekeeping functions in all areas of the hospital.Coroners and Medical Examiners: Physicians appointed to investigate all cases of sudden or violent death.Occupations: Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.United States Department of Agriculture: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.Steel: A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.United StatesState Health Planning and Development Agencies: Agencies established under PL93-641 to coordinate, conduct, and implement state health planning activities. Two primary responsibilities are the preparation of an annual State Health Plan and giving assistance to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Brain Injuries: Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.Hand Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the hand.TokyoCrops, Agricultural: Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Spinal Cord Injuries: Penetrating and non-penetrating injuries to the spinal cord resulting from traumatic external forces (e.g., WOUNDS, GUNSHOT; WHIPLASH INJURIES; etc.).Reperfusion Injury: Adverse functional, metabolic, or structural changes in ischemic tissues resulting from the restoration of blood flow to the tissue (REPERFUSION), including swelling; HEMORRHAGE; NECROSIS; and damage from FREE RADICALS. The most common instance is MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION INJURY.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Death Certificates: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Clinical Audit: A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes. The clinical audit was formally introduced in 1993 into the United Kingdom's National Health Service.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Protective Devices: Devices designed to provide personal protection against injury to individuals exposed to hazards in industry, sports, aviation, or daily activities.Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Forms and Records Control: A management function in which standards and guidelines are developed for the development, maintenance, and handling of forms and records.Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.Transients and Migrants: People who frequently change their place of residence.Needlestick Injuries: Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing infectious disease.Metallurgy: The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)Absenteeism: Chronic absence from work or other duty.Coal MiningHomicide: The killing of one person by another.MiningPost-Exposure Prophylaxis: The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen.Safety Management: The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.British Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Leg Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the leg.Lung Injury: Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Zimbabwe: A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.Accidental Falls: Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.Agricultural Workers' Diseases: Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.WashingtonFood Supply: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Fertilizers: Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.Eye Injuries: Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means. The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries.Sick Leave: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Acute Lung Injury: A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).Neck Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.Musculoskeletal Diseases: Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.Abdominal Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving organs in the abdominal cavity.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Acute Kidney Injury: Abrupt reduction in kidney function. Acute kidney injury encompasses the entire spectrum of the syndrome including acute kidney failure; ACUTE KIDNEY TUBULAR NECROSIS; and other less severe conditions.Arm Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the arm.Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Blast Injuries: Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Thoracic Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the chest area.Spinal Injuries: Injuries involving the vertebral column.Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Pesticides: Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.Animals, Domestic: Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Chemistry, Agricultural: The science of the chemical composition and reactions of chemicals involved in the production, protection and use of crops and livestock. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Forestry: The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.Abbreviated Injury Scale: Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Environmental Pollution: Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.BrazilQuestionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.FinlandFacial Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the soft tissue or bony portions of the face.Heart Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the heart.Organic Agriculture: Systems of agriculture which adhere to nationally regulated standards that restrict the use of pesticides, non-organic fertilizers, genetic engineering, growth hormones, irradiation, antibiotics, and non-organic ANIMAL FEED.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Pest Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous plants, insects, or other animals. This includes control of plants that serve as habitats or food sources for animal pests.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Myocardial Reperfusion Injury: Damage to the MYOCARDIUM resulting from MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION (restoration of blood flow to ischemic areas of the HEART.) Reperfusion takes place when there is spontaneous thrombolysis, THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY, collateral flow from other coronary vascular beds, or reversal of vasospasm.Back Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the posterior part of the trunk. It includes injuries to the muscles of the back.Head Injuries, Closed: Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and dura mater. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce traumatic brain injuries, hemorrhage, or cranial nerve injury. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)Soft Tissue Injuries: Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Diffuse Axonal Injury: A relatively common sequela of blunt head injury, characterized by a global disruption of axons throughout the brain. Associated clinical features may include NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; PERSISTENT VEGETATIVE STATE; DEMENTIA; and other disorders.Craniocerebral Trauma: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.Drug-Induced Liver Injury: A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, and chemicals from the environment.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Technology, Industry, and AgricultureAgrochemicals: Chemicals used in agriculture. These include pesticides, fumigants, fertilizers, plant hormones, steroids, antibiotics, mycotoxins, etc.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Carotid Artery Injuries: Damages to the CAROTID ARTERIES caused either by blunt force or penetrating trauma, such as CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; THORACIC INJURIES; and NECK INJURIES. Damaged carotid arteries can lead to CAROTID ARTERY THROMBOSIS; CAROTID-CAVERNOUS SINUS FISTULA; pseudoaneurysm formation; and INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY DISSECTION. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1997, 18:251; J Trauma 1994, 37:473)Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Injuries to the PERIPHERAL NERVES.Plants, Edible: An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not all parts of any given plant are edible but all parts of edible plants have been known to figure as raw or cooked food: leaves, roots, tubers, stems, seeds, buds, fruits, and flowers. The most commonly edible parts of plants are FRUIT, usually sweet, fleshy, and succulent. Most edible plants are commonly cultivated for their nutritional value and are referred to as VEGETABLES.Ankle Injuries: Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.Agricultural Irrigation: The routing of water to open or closed areas where it is used for agricultural purposes.Manure: Accumulations of solid or liquid animal excreta usually from stables and barnyards with or without litter material. Its chief application is as a fertilizer. (From Webster's 3d ed)Vascular System Injuries: Injuries to blood vessels caused by laceration, contusion, puncture, or crush and other types of injuries. Symptoms vary by site and mode of injuries and may include bleeding, bruising, swelling, pain, and numbness. It does not include injuries secondary to pathologic function or diseases such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS.Wounds, Nonpenetrating: Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.Veterinary Medicine: The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Livestock: Domesticated farm animals raised for home use or profit but excluding POULTRY. Typically livestock includes CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; SWINE; GOATS; and others.Disease Models, Animal: Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.Trauma Severity Indices: Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.Foot Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the foot.Finger Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the fingers.Wounds, Penetrating: Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.Greenhouse Effect: The effect of GLOBAL WARMING and the resulting increase in world temperatures. The predicted health effects of such long-term climatic change include increased incidence of respiratory, water-borne, and vector-borne diseases.Eutrophication: The enrichment of a terrestrial or aquatic ECOSYSTEM by the addition of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, that results in a superabundant growth of plants, ALGAE, or other primary producers. It can be a natural process or result from human activity such as agriculture runoff or sewage pollution. In aquatic ecosystems, an increase in the algae population is termed an algal bloom.Rats, Sprague-Dawley: A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.Burns: Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.Eye Injuries, Penetrating: Deeply perforating or puncturing type intraocular injuries.
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In the United States, agriculture sector occupational risks such as asthma are more likely to affect immigrant workers. Overall ... Schenker, Marc (2008-11-01). "Work-related injuries among immigrants: a growing global health disparity". Occupational and ... including higher rates of fatal and non-fatal injury. Evidence from Southern Europe points to higher rates of occupational ... An emerging occupational health issue for immigrants relates to the health risks faced by people who are trafficked into ...
National Institute for Occupational safety and Health: Agriculture Guest Worker Programs in the U.S.. ... Because machinery and animals can cause injury, workers must take precautions and be alert. Although crop workers may risk ... Occupational Health 67: 22-30 European Commission, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development. 2013. EU farm ... In 1998-99, 468 individuals employed in agriculture were identified with acute occupational pesticide-related illness in six ...
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The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires the classification of soils to protect workers from injury ... Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Agriculture Canada Expert Committee on Soil Survey. (1987). The ... In Soils and men: Yearbook of agriculture (pp. 979-1001). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Simonson, R. W. (1989 ... The USDA classification was originally developed by Guy Donald Smith, former director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ...
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... at 21.2 fatal injuries per 100,000 full-time workers . While there are many different areas within the agriculture industry ... "Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2012". United States Department of Labor. Retrieved 28 October 2013. Center for ... fatalities resulting from work-related injuries in agriculture totaled 5,816 . On average, 243 agricultural workers suffer a ... Out-of-condition grain can increase occupational exposure to grain engulfment because of a tendency of low quality grain to ...
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Due to daily human-animal interactions, livestock related injuries are also a prevalent injury of agriculture workers, and are ... Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Charts, 1992-2012 NIOSH Publications on Traumatic Occupational Injury Topics (2008-2009 ... Occupational injuries resulted in the loss of 3.5 years of healthy life for every 1,000 workers. 300,000 of the occupational ... Occupational injuries can result from exposure to occupational hazards (physical, chemical, biological, or psychosocial), such ...
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FatalitiesForestryNIOSH2016CFOIIncidenceWorkplace injuriesDeathsMortalityFarm injuriesRisksDiseases and injuriesSafety and healthOccupationsEnvironmentalOccurTrends in Occupational Injuries2001EmployersSufferEvent or exposureHigh risk of occupational injuriesFarmworkers1992Illnesses and injuriesAcuteOSHAPesticidesAdditionallySectorsWorkerFatal injuryRisk of occupational injuryBurdenFracturesPersonal injuryInterventions
- The number of fatal work injuries in the private sector decreased 7 percent in 2007, while fatalities among government workers, including resident military personnel, increased 2 percent. (bls.gov)
- The percentage decrease in fatalities from 2006 (1,239 to 1,178, a 5 percent drop) was about the same as the decrease for all fatal work injuries in 2007. (bls.gov)
- But that 4.4 percent was accounting for 16 percent of fatalities and 9 percent of job-related injuries and illnesses. (missouri.edu)
- Get detailed statistics for occupational fatalities. (bls.gov)
- Children account for ∼19% of all agricultural injury fatalities and hospitalizations. (aappublications.org)
- The construction industry recorded the highest number of occupational fatalities in 2001 (121 total). (ehstoday.com)
- The primary cause of occupational fatalities overall remained transportation incidents, which accounted for 39 percent of the total. (ehstoday.com)
- Men accounted for 90 percent of the total occupational fatalities - 48 percent of them were between 25 and 44 years of age and 26 percent worked in the construction industry. (ehstoday.com)
- It has been estimated that worldwide there are more than 350,000 workplace fatalities and more than 270 million workplace injuries annually. (wikipedia.org)
- A negative binomial panel data model is estimated based on official data on injuries and fatalities in workplaces collected by the Board of Occupational Risks. (scirp.org)
- Number and Average Annual Rate (per 100, 000 workers) of Traumatic Occupational Fatalities by Selected Detailed Occupation Groupings* and Cause of Death, US, 1983-1995. (zanran.com)
- OSHA-2010-0058, OSHA-2010-RIN 1218-AC51 Reinforced Concrete in Construction, and Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. (osha.gov)
- This RFI requests information that will assist the Agency in determining what steps, if any, it can take to prevent injuries and fatalities in these two areas. (osha.gov)
- ADDRESSES: Submit comments and additional materials using any of the following methods (submissions relating to Reinforced Concrete in Construction to Docket No. OSHA-2010-0058, and submissions relating to Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities to Docket No. OSHA-2010- 0059): Electronically. (osha.gov)
- These attachments must clearly identify the commenter's name, date, subject, and docket number (i.e., for Reinforced Concrete in Construction, OSHA-2010-0058, and for Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities, OSHA-2010-0059) so the Agency can attach them to the appropriate comments. (osha.gov)
- For submissions relating to Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities, please identify the docket number as OSHA-2010-0059. (osha.gov)
- i.e., for Reinforced Concrete in Construction, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0058, and for Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0059. (osha.gov)
- OSHA statistics show three of five occupational ATV fatalities happen in the agriculture sector. (drovers.com)
- While the reports of injuries and fatalities may sound harrowing, there are many positive aspects of work for young people. (cdc.gov)
- Agriculture, in which more than half of the workers of the world are employed, is responsible for more than 50 percent of occupational fatalities, injuries and diseases, Takala said. (ehstoday.com)
- NOTE: Funding for the Pesticide Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk ( SENSOR ) program, and the Fatalities Assessment and Control Evaluation ( FACE ) ended July 2015, but prior information is still available. (iowa.gov)
- Agriculture*: 7% of the workforce, 28% of the work fatalities. (iowa.gov)
- In the worst case, failures may cause personal injuries or fatalities. (scribd.com)
- FACE collects epidemiologic data from multiple sources, including police reports, on-site investigations, and MN-OSHA, regarding selected occupational fatalities and develops and disseminates prevention recommendations to address identified risks. (cdc.gov)
- C. High-risk workplaces Texas rural counties experience occupational injury fatalities at a rate eighty-two percent greater than urban counties. (animalliberationfront.com)
- The five industries are Electricity, water supply and waste management, Agriculture forestry and fishing, Transportation and storage, Construction and Manufacturing. (ssb.no)
- In industries such as Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Construction and Manufacturing, men are in the majority. (ssb.no)
- Leading sources of fatal occupational injuries in the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industry, 1992-2001. (zanran.com)
- Workers in mining, forestry, construction and agriculture face increased risks. (who.int)
- Agriculture and forestry is next with 7 deaths, followed by transport and storage with 5.75 and industry with 4.75. (sintef.no)
- Compared with other industries, agriculture appears to be the fourth most dangerous in Canada in terms of fatal injury, behind mining, logging and forestry, and construction. (cmaj.ca)
- Leusden (The Netherlands): Resource Centre on Urban Agriculture and Forestry (RUAF). (alivebynature.com)
- Includes agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting but for Iowa, the majority of fatal occupational injuries are related to agriculture. (iowa.gov)
- Data were collected in 2009-10 from 762 Australians aged 18 and over who worked in the five industry groups at high risk of occupational injuries, namely agriculture, forestry and fishing, construction, health and community services, manufacturing, and transport and storage. (safeworkaustralia.gov.au)
- Demographic and injury estimates in the tables were calculated by NIOSH and are presented with the approval of USDA-NASS. (cdc.gov)
- The Department of Health, Education and Welfare, through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), is responsible for establishing criteria for developing standards, professional training, and education. (missouri.edu)
- Through the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, NIOSH conducts investigations of fatal occupational injuries. (cdc.gov)
- The Occupational Health Branch in the California Department of Public Health created the toolkit with funding from the NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory and in collaboration with a number of partners. (phi.org)
- Agriculture is the most dangerous work open to children in this country, according to the Centers for Disease Control's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (loyno.edu)
- The Minnesota Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program (FACE), a program sponsored by CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) *, was notified of the incidents by the state Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MN-OSHA), Minnesota Extension Services, and a newspaper clipping service. (cdc.gov)
- May 2, 2006 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATION: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ( http://www.cdc.gov ) COMPONENT OF PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATION: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ( http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html ) NOTE: THE POLICIES, GUIDELINES, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS STATED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE NIH. (nih.gov)
- The NIOSH, CDC invite grant applications for research related to occupational safety and health. (nih.gov)
- NIOSH research programs support priority areas identified in the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) as well as applications aimed at reducing injury and illness in construction, transportation, agriculture, mining, and health care, described in the RESEARCH OBJECTIVES section which provides an example of NORA and other occupational safety and health research program areas. (nih.gov)
- Within CDC, the NIOSH is the lead Federal Institute responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries. (nih.gov)
- Visit the NIOSH homepage for a full description of occupational safety and health program areas at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html . (nih.gov)
- The purpose of the NIOSH R21 is to encourage applications from institutions that are interested in testing innovative or conceptually creative ideas that are scientifically sound and may advance our understanding of safety and occupational health. (nih.gov)
- NIOSH=s mandate includes the support of research in numerous occupational safety and health areas in addition to the topics identified in the NORA, described below. (nih.gov)
- Investigators are encouraged to discuss their research topics with NIOSH program staff to determine the relevance to occupational health and safety. (nih.gov)
- Because of the diverse nature of occupational safety and health issues, many other research topics are supported by NIOSH in addition to the NORA topics. (nih.gov)
- 2016). Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey. (uml.edu)
- Iowa continues to have a higher rate of work-related fatal injuries than the U.S., which had a rate of 3.6/100,000 FTE in 2016. (iowa.gov)
- The three industry sectors in Iowa with the highest rates of fatal occupational injuries in 2016 are Agriculture* (16.7), Construction (12.0), and Transportation and Utilities (12.9). (iowa.gov)
- The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to evaluate the incidence of and risk factors for compensated occupational injuries and diseases in agriculture. (elsevier.com)
- Karttunen, JP & Rautiainen, R 2013, ' Occupational Injury and Disease Incidence and Risk Factors in Finnish Agriculture Based on 5-Year Insurance Records ', Journal of Agromedicine , vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 50-64. (elsevier.com)
- Our findings suggest that, similar to other investments in worker safety and health, introducing or expanding paid sick leave programs might help businesses reduce the incidence of nonfatal occupational injuries, particularly in high-risk sectors and occupations," the authors wrote. (insurancejournal.com)
- The number of fatal workplace injuries among protective service occupations rose 19 percent in 2007 to 337, led by an increase in the number of police officers fatally injured on the job. (bls.gov)
- Proposed Rule Federal Register / Vol. 78 , No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Proposed Rules ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration 29 CFR Parts 1904 and 1952 [Docket No. OSHA-2013-RIN 1218-AC49 Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. (osha.gov)
- Lists the number and percent distribution of fatal workplace injuries by the worker's occupation when the incident occurred (See Figure 2). (zanran.com)
- From bites and stings to behind-the-wheel mishaps, experts looked at the industry's most common workplace injuries and how to prevent them. (pctonline.com)
- SINTEF was commissioned by the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority (NLIA) to compile a report showing the estimated annual social cost of deaths, injuries, treatment at emergency medical centres and specialist healthcare providers, sickness leave, disability pensions and reduced quality of life. (sintef.no)
- But if you calculate deaths in relation to how many people work in a sector, agriculture comes out worst. (sintef.no)
- It found that after the mining and transport industries, people working in agriculture have the highest risk of work-related deaths and injuries, with those in the dairy and beef cattle industries the worst off. (abc.net.au)
- In Australia, there are about 85 farm injury deaths per year. (abc.net.au)
- BACKGROUND: Studies from other developed countries have shown that agriculture is among the most dangerous occupational sectors in terms of work-related deaths. (cmaj.ca)
- RESULTS: There were 503 deaths from work-related farm injuries during the study period, for an overall annual rate of 11.6 deaths per 100,000 farm population. (cmaj.ca)
- Unnecessary deaths like this one happen all the time-there are approximately three fatal construction injuries each day in the United States. (elcosh.org)
- Thus, reductions in younger worker injuries and deaths will require employers to make changes in work environments and workplace practices. (cdc.gov)
- Additionally, in 1999 occupational injuries and deaths cost $123 billion in wages and lost productivity, administrative expenses, health care and other costs. (nih.gov)
- 8 The direct and indirect economic costs attributable to farm injuries are substantial. (aappublications.org)
- About 85 people die from farm injuries in Australia each year, making farm work one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. (abc.net.au)
- The fallout from farm injuries is broader than you might think. (abc.net.au)
- The authors describe the occurrence of fatal work-related farm injuries in Canada and compare these rates with those in other Canadian industries. (cmaj.ca)
- The study population comprised Canadians who died from work-related farm injuries between 1991 and 1995. (cmaj.ca)
- INTERPRETATION: Canada now has a national registry for the surveillance of fatal farm injuries. (cmaj.ca)
- Surveillance of hospitalized farm injuries in Canada. (aaem.pl)
- Suutarinen J. Management as a Risk Factor for Farm Injuries. (aaem.pl)
- There were an estimated 58,385 work-related adult farm injuries (more than six every hour) in 2014. (ishn.com)
- In a study in Kampal City, Africa, women were reported to more likely grow food crops on contaminated land, which makes them more vulnerable to health risks associated with improper management of agriculture. (biomedsearch.com)
- In Argentina, the law of occupational risks and its operative rules constitute the public response to the problem. (scirp.org)
- It is important that people working in agriculture are aware of the health risks associated with farming. (teagasc.ie)
- Balancing Diverse Needs: Risks and Pleasures of Urban Agriculture in Silesia, Poland. (alivebynature.com)
- According to a new study from the Canadian research institute IRSST, those risks don't just post the threat of immediate injury - occupational noise exposure can also accelerate the loss of hearing that occurs normally with aging. (perecman.com)
- Key differences in size and stature, increased physical strain, and low maximal oxygen uptake are examples of gender based risks for occupational injuries in the field of agriculture. (agrisafe.org)
- The purpose of the study was to describe the occupational experience over time, to document occupational health and safety risks, and to correlate risk with selected health outcomes including injury, respiratory symptoms and blood lead level. (elcosh.org)
- Additionally, previous articles have no information about co-exposure risks such as hazardous machines and equipments while noise exposure often co-occurs with hazardous machines and equipments including motor vehicles, drilling machine, etc. There was a possibility that any hazardous machine that makes noise, not noise itself, shall likely increase the risk of an occupational injury. (noiseandhealth.org)
- A farmer who employs one or more persons has the legal responsibility to assure safe and healthful working conditions under the William-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. (missouri.edu)
- The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is responsible for hearing cases where inspectors propose citations, penalties or time allowed for correction of unsafe conditions, but which employers believe are unfair. (missouri.edu)
- The aim of this Code of Practice is to improve the level of safety and health among all people engaged in the agriculture sector by providing practical guidance. (hsa.ie)
- The findings and conclusions in these reports are those of the individual Cooperative State partner and do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (cdc.gov)
- The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) was not notified and did not investigate the incident. (nasdonline.org)
- Within its mandate, the ILO is collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) in specific activities to address important occupational safety and health and other issues arising out of this outbreak in relation to the world of work. (ilo.org)
- That's not my job": A mixed methods study of challenging client behaviors, boundaries, and home care aide occupational safety and health. (uml.edu)
- The present review examines the link between Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and economic performance, especially as it relates to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). (europa.eu)
- Case study on hazardous conditions and actions that could be taken to prevent these conditions, including implementing an occupational safety and health management system in the worksite. (elcosh.org)
- One of the best solutions is to implement an occupational safety and health management system (OSH-MS) in the worksite. (elcosh.org)
- Div of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC. (cdc.gov)
- Even after several years of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hazard communication standard being in place, the largest category for OSHA serious citations is hazard communication. (animalliberationfront.com)
- In more developed countries, construction and manufacturing occupations are associated with high rates of spine, hand, and wrist injuries. (wikipedia.org)
- Farming clearly is among the most dangerous occupations in Canada in terms of fatal work-related injuries. (cmaj.ca)
- Agriculture is consistently listed as one of the three most dangerous occupations in the nation. (nasdonline.org)
- Thus, leaving women's occupational and environmental issues left unaddressed. (biomedsearch.com)
- He has won several teaching awards for his courses in epidemiology and biostatistics as well as occupational and environmental health. (uml.edu)
- He has published more than 100 peer reviewed articles and co-authored two textbooks: Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology with Harvey Checkoway and Neil Pearce (Oxford University Press 2004), and A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology, with Thomas J. Smith (Oxford University Press, 2010). (uml.edu)
- Occupational and environmental medicine, 73 (4) 237 - 245. (uml.edu)
- Occupational and environmental medicine, 76 (7) 448-454. (uml.edu)
- 3 Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Meteorology Environment Arid Land Agriculture, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (who.int)
- For almost 25 years, Fogarty and its funding partners have been among the few organizations to support environmental and occupational health research training in LMICs. (nih.gov)
- The hubs together form a network intended to serve as a platform to coordinate activities and provide a credible source for state-of-the-art knowledge on environmental and occupational health. (nih.gov)
- Known as GEOHealth, short for Global Environmental and Occupational Health , the program's first awards - in the form of cooperative agreements - were issued in 2015. (nih.gov)
- Environmental and occupational risk factors contribute to the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases - risk factors that can be modified," said Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass. (nih.gov)
- Environmental and occupational health problems cross national boundaries, so research and training efforts to understand these problems through our GEOHealth hubs serves not only those affected locally, but all people suffering related issues," said NIEHS Director Dr. Linda Birnbaum. (nih.gov)
- The local and global food system is an underlying and essential public health foundation that plays a role in nutrition, obesity, environmental and occupational health, and more. (naccho.org)
- My major research interests are the determinants of physical activity particularly bicycling in populations, bicycling injuries, occupational and environmental health and sports injuries. (uncg.edu)
- The introduction of "smart machines" for agricultural operations will allow several advantages, such as an increase in their efficiencies, a reduction in environmental impacts and a reduction of work injuries. (mdpi.com)
- It serves as an overview rather than an exhaustive list of publically available resources that may be of use to the primary health care provider in providing care to patients exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances from environmental and occupational sources. (cdc.gov)
- Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2018. (wa.gov)
- The index value calculation method was used to determine the trends in occupational injuries/diseases in NSIWs and SIWs between 2004 and 2014. (who.int)
- Index value yearly trends in occupational injuries/diseases of both SIWs and NSIWs were calculated for each type of economic activity and major occupation in 2004 and 2014 by considering the respective occupational injuries/diseases value of the year 2004, and calculation of the slope value (S) displayed the upward and downward trends in occupational injuries/diseases. (who.int)
- In addition to providing estimates of demographics, injuries, and injury rates for household youth from the 2001 CAIS, this article provides a comparison to results from the 1998 CAIS. (cdc.gov)
- The results of this study show an overall decrease in the injury rate for youth living on the farm from 1998 to 2001 (18.8/1,000 household youth vs. 15.7/1,000 household youth). (cdc.gov)
- The authors conclude that improved access to paid sick leave might help businesses reduce occupational injuries and, in turn, reduce employers' costs. (insurancejournal.com)
- Is the lower number of injuries the result of a paid sick leave policy or is it that employers with such policies are also more likely to have effective workplace safety progr. (insurancejournal.com)
- In Argentina, near 650,000 employees suffer annually work-related injuries. (scirp.org)
- Many of them suffer occupational injuries and disease which lead to disability and premature death. (who.int)
- Anyone who has worked in construction knows that there is potential to suffer on-the-job injuries. (ishn.com)
- Leigh et al 9 estimated the costs of agricultural occupational injuries in the United States in 1992 to be $4.57 billion annually, for all age groups combined. (aappublications.org)
- On August 28, 1992 a nurse from the NURSE Project received a written report of an agricultural injury from a rural medical clinic. (nasdonline.org)
- Additionally, farming is one of the few industries in which family members (who often share the work and live on the premises) are also at risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries. (cdc.gov)
- Additionally, noise exposure in the workplace can cause hearing loss, which accounted for 14% of reported occupational illnesses in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
- , Some reports have suggested that noise exposure in occupational settings is additionally linked to occupational injury. (noiseandhealth.org)
- Findings are discussed with reference to the sectors of activity that involve exposure to carcinogens (building, woodworking, mechanical engineering, metalworking, vehicle servicing, cleaning and agriculture). (ilo.org)
- Fatal work related injuries in agricultural production and services to agriculture sectors of New Zealand, 1985-94. (aaem.pl)
- 2 South Africa has an unemployment rate of 25%, 3 therefore competition for employment is high, especially in the country's agriculture, mining and manufacturing sectors. (scielo.org.za)
- Fortunately, some of these injuries can be prevented with the availability of patient lifts, improved worker training, and allocation of more time to perform work procedures. (wikipedia.org)
- Worker dies from crushing injuries after falling into a baling machine - North Carolina. (cdc.gov)
- The injury occurred while the worker was dismantling and moving irrigation pipes in a garlic field on a large farm growing garlic, melons, and cotton. (nasdonline.org)
- The final error that leads to the injury or death-the bulldozer running over the worker- may be simple to avoid when viewed in isolation. (elcosh.org)
- It is not new news that agriculture has excessive worker injury rates. (ishn.com)
- The leading mechanisms of fatal injury included tractor rollovers, blind runovers (person not visible by driver), extra-rider runovers, and entanglements in machinery. (cmaj.ca)
- Introduction Current priorities and strategies to prevent work-related fatal injury (WRFI) in New Zealand (NZ) are based on incomplete data capture. (bmj.com)
- 1 2 Estimates of the most severe outcome, fatal injury, vary according to the source data. (bmj.com)
- 4-6 Historically, NZ's work-related fatal injury (WRFI) record has been poor compared with other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, being twice as high as Australia's and four times that of the UK, although there are likely to be variations in terms of coverage of different types of incidents. (bmj.com)
- The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between noise exposure and risk of occupational injury. (noiseandhealth.org)
- The current study highlights the association between noise exposure and risk of occupational injury. (noiseandhealth.org)
- Furthermore, risk of occupational injury increased according to severity of noise exposure. (noiseandhealth.org)
- As a result, occupational health and safety must be improved to reduce the socio-economic burden of these injuries. (scielo.org.za)
- These occupational injuries and diseases create needless human suffering, a tremendous burden upon health care resources, and an enormous drain on U.S. productivity. (nih.gov)
- The desire of the individual farmer to reduce risk of personal injury or exposure should be targeted. (cdc.gov)
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- The objective was to conduct a high-quality systematic review to synthesize the evidence on the effectiveness of interventions to prevent the occurrence of childhood injuries in agricultural settings. (aappublications.org)