• 2000
  • In 2000 the informal International Coordinating Group for Occupational Health Psychology (ICGOHP) was founded for the purpose of facilitating OHP-related research, education, and practice as well as coordinating international conference scheduling. (wikipedia.org)
  • investigation
  • This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statutes. (diva-portal.org)
  • This MOU establishes policy and general procedures for cooperation and coordination between the two agencies, in order to ensure the most effective possible investigation and reporting of major chemical accidents and to eliminate duplication to the maximum extent possible, and, in recognition of the importance of the public's right to learn the underlying causes of chemical accidents. (osha.gov)
  • Specific procedures for chemical accident investigation will be detailed in a joint Accident Investigation Protocol which is currently under development. (osha.gov)
  • risks
  • Upon additional payment, Generali Insurance offers extension of the insurance cover for the following risks: death, long-term, temporary disability and medical expenses due to a household accident and general disease. (generali.bg)
  • Customized coverage to include optional benefits that address the wide range of industries' risks: Non-Occupational Accidents, Passenger Accidents, Contingent Liability, and others. (amertrkins.com)
  • fatal accidents
  • The report also shows that more than 93 % of these fatal accidents involved males, which reflects the predominance of men in the most dangerous branches, i.e. agriculture, construction, transport, and communication. (diva-portal.org)
  • As many as 218,019 "minor" accidents were reported, 13,577 more than during the same period last year, along with 1,593 "serious" accidents, one more than at the same period last year, and 239 fatal accidents, 16 more than in 2014. (equaltimes.org)
  • risk of severe
  • To date, research has been primarily focused on high-risk workers, such as police officers or firefighters, and has rarely considered individuals whose occupational environment involves the risk of severe, but not necessarily life-threatening, injury. (mdpi.com)
  • Most scientists who study unintentional injury avoid using the term "accident" and focus on factors that increase risk of severe injury and that reduce injury incidence and severity. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical expenses
  • Provides independent contractors and families with coverage for losses, including medical expenses and disability, that may follow accidents. (amertrkins.com)
  • 5,6,9,10,13,14 In the United States, Leigh et al 8 (1997) estimated a total cost of US$ billion for fatal and non-fatal occupational accidents in The direct costs from medical expenses such as treatment and rehabilitation, and some non-medical expenses such as transportation represented 34% of the total. (docplayer.net)
  • Scope
  • Heat and cold are believed to be associated with a higher risk of occupational injury, but the existing scientific evidence consists of only a handful of studies with a small number of cases and a limited geographic scope, and the economic impact has never been analyzed in detail. (news-medical.net)
  • When 25 per cent of contracts last for less than seven days, there is little scope for occupational safety training," adds Linares. (equaltimes.org)
  • disability
  • It is estimated that in mining and quarry sector, the injury rate is 17 per 1000 workers whereas the manufacturing sector is responsible for 10.1% of total occupational accidents, 9.6% of fatalities, 12.2% of partial disabilities and about 7.4% of temporary disability and the injury rate is 9.9 per 1,000 workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • The report shows that during the time period 2003-2008 the total number of fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries was 1243, i.e. between 1.51 to 2.49 fatal occupational accidents per 100,000 workers per year varying between countries. (diva-portal.org)
  • Nearly 35% of accidents happen during the worker's first year which means these are mainly related with lack of experience and insufficient instruction. (ti.ee)
  • Mererani - Mining sector-related accidents are on a worrisome upward trend, according to a new report, which shows that 27 people lost their lives within the first five months of this year. (org.in)
  • Just half a year after the introduction of the app, the number of occupational accidents in Denmark has fallen from 27 to 14 in the first quarter, when comparing the number from this year with the number in the first three months of 2016, Neda-Maria Kaizumi states. (readytrack.com.au)
  • The costs of occupational accident benefits were estimated to be R$8.5 million, with around half a million work days lost during the year studied. (docplayer.net)
  • 1, 2, 3) Every year some 1,400,000 accidents in the Federal Republic of Germany involving employees who are either working or on their way to or from work. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychological
  • Therefore, the present study was aimed at assessing the psychological consequences of accidents occurring in several occupational settings (e.g., construction and industry). (mdpi.com)
  • The results suggest that occupational accidents may result in a disabling psychopathological condition, and that a brief psychological evaluation should be included in the assessment of seriously injured workers. (mdpi.com)
  • However, these systematic assessments rarely include an evaluation of the psychological sequelae of occupational accidents [ 9 , 10 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Insurance
  • The obligatory Occupational Accident Insurance is intended for workers and employees who are employed in the main and auxiliary operations of enterprises classified as an economic activity with occupational traumatism equal or higher than the average for the country. (generali.bg)
  • Independent Contractors' Occupational Accident Insurance with Insurance Administrators, Inc. enables companies to offer their qualified contractors insurance coverage. (amertrkins.com)
  • Who Should Consider Occupational Accident Insurance? (amertrkins.com)
  • The majority of responsible employers have occupational accident insurance. (marketbusinessnews.com)
  • 1 Rev Saúde Pública 2006;40(6) Vilma Sousa Santana I José Bouzas Araújo-Filho I Paulo Rogério Albuquerque- Oliveira II Anadergh Barbosa-Branco III Occupational accidents: social insurance costs and work days lost ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To estimate the proportion of occupational accident benefits granted within the total for health-related social security benefits, viewing the costs according to benefit type and the impact on productivity according to work days lost. (docplayer.net)
  • The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (German: Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung, IFA) is a German institute located in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IFA supports the German institutions for social accident insurance and their organisations in solving scientific and technical problems relating to occupational safety and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2003 the name changed to BGIA and in 2007 the institute obtained its present-day name on occasion of the fusion of the German social accident insurance institutions in the commercial and the public sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • 12 July 1966 : established maternity health insurance for non-salaried, non-farm workers, managed by the CANAM 22 December 1966 : established mandatory insurance programs for farm-related accidents, non-work related accidents, and work-related sicknesses with free-choice of provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • Occupational accident insurance was established in Germany by statute in 1884. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agencies in charge of providing this form of insurance are the industrial and agricultural employers' liability funds as well as public sector accident insurance funds, which include both municipal accident insurance association and other accident funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • While employers'liability funds are organized according to industry, the public sector accident insurance funds are the most part organized regionally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The legal basis for occupational accident insurance is formed by the German Social Code, in particular Book VII (SGB VII). (wikipedia.org)
  • For the municipal accident insurance associations and accidents funds, the contributions are based on the population, the number of insured persons, or wages and salaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • In industry and agriculture the employer's liability insurance fund (Berufsgenossenschaften) are responsible for accident insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Providing coverage in the public sector are the municipal accident insurance associations (Gemeindeunfallversicherungsverbände) and other public-sector accident funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The accident insurance agencies also hold free informational, motivational events on the subject of safety at work. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • In the injured group low levels of resilience predicted post-traumatic symptomatology, whereas the degree of physical injury and the length of time since the accident did not play a predictive role. (mdpi.com)
  • Physical examples of accidents include unintended motor vehicle collisions or falls, being injured by touching something sharp, hot, electrical or ingesting poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • Hence, there were few effective ways to prevent those accidents. (wikipedia.org)
  • KOSHA's goals involve promoting the safety and health of workers, encouraging efficient business to prevent industrial accidents, and to motivate business proprietors into joining them, contributing to the improvement of economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • OSHA
  • Under section 18 of the OSH Act, states may elect to administer their own occupational safety and health programs, or "State Plans," which must be approved and monitored by federal OSHA. (osha.gov)
  • Thus, other government agencies must work with the State Plan in the same manner as they do with federal OSHA, because the State Plan is the authority responsible for occupational safety and health enforcement in that state. (osha.gov)
  • Both OSHA and EPA have a responsibility to investigate major chemical accidents to determine whether any violations of their laws occurred and, if so, to require correction of these violations and ensure compliance with their laws. (osha.gov)
  • years
  • Thirty-eight victims of occupational accidents (injured workers) and 38 gender-, age-, and years of education-matched workers who never experienced a work accident (control group) were recruited. (mdpi.com)
  • The Kansas Department of Labor's Industrial Safety and Health division and Secretary Lana Gordon recognized Flame Engineering Inc. of LaCrosse, Kansas, this month for reaching 16 years with no lost-time accidents. (ohsonline.com)
  • In its 2014 Annual Report, the Public Prosecutions Service notes the increase in sentences related to occupational accidents and urges the government to set up specialised tribunals to provide a "rapid response" to these offences, given that the average time lag between the incident and the court decision is currently between six and eight years. (equaltimes.org)
  • Actions in this area over the last 5 years have reduced occupational accidents by 5%, but there is much more than can be done. (readytrack.com.au)
  • nearly
  • Nearly a quarter of the accidents were caused by losing control over a machine, tool or equipment. (ti.ee)
  • report
  • Almost 80% of the chefs surveyed said that they have had an accident or near miss at work that they attribute to fatigue, and 51% report they suffer from depression due to being overworked. (personneltoday.com)
  • The term 'safety culture' was first used in INSAG's (1988) 'Summary Report on the Post-Accident Review Meeting on the Chernobyl Accident' where safety culture was described as: "That assembly of characteristics and attitudes in organizations and individuals which establishes that, as an overriding priority, nuclear plant safety issues receive the attention warranted by their significance. (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • Other studies have also revealed the high costs of work-related accidents in countries such as China, 14 and Lebanon, 6 although it is difficult to compare the results because of differences in procedures and the specific characteristics of each country. (docplayer.net)