Items Tagged with 'Injury and illness rates'


Commentary says BLS undercounts injuries, illnesses

Washington – Injuries and illnesses are “significantly” undercounted in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ annual survey, declares a commentary printed in a special issue of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
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Nurse-to-patient ratio law improves staff safety: study

Sacramento, CA – Occupational injuries among nurses in California decreased by one-third after a 2004 state law implemented nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in acute care hospitals, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis.
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What happened to I2P2?

From almost the moment he took the reins at OSHA, administrator David Michaels has called an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Standard his “No. 1 priority.” But the recently released Department of Labor regulatory agenda suggests that is no longer the case.
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