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OSHA's white paper on injury and illness prevention programs

February 6, 2012

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A January 2012 white paper (.pdf file) from OSHA presents research in support of injury and illness prevention programs.

Currently, 34 states have laws that require or encourage employers to implement such programs. According to the paper, an OSHA analysis of eight of the states found that the programs lowered injury and illness incidences by 9 to 60 percent.

 

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