Items Tagged with 'Injury reporting'

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Lost-time injuries cost NHL $218 million per year: study

Toronto – More than half of National Hockey League players missed at least one game during the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons due to an injury, and concussions accounted for almost one-fifth of the lost-time costs, according to a new study from St. Michael’s Hospital.
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Barriers to injury reporting in construction

This week I’m continuing the conversation about reasons why workers hold back from reporting injuries. Much like the Canadian study on young workers I wrote about last week, a new study from the AFL-CIO-affiliated Center for Construction Research and Training concludes that fear of losing work may cause construction workers not to report injuries.
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Construction -- Aug 2013
INJURY REPORTING

What keeps construction workers from reporting injuries?

Silver Spring, MD – Fear of negative consequences such as losing work, becoming ineligible for incentives or being labeled a “complainer” may keep construction workers from reporting injuries, according to a new study from the AFL-CIO-affiliated Center for Construction Research and Training.
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House Dems reintroduce updates to OSH Act

Washington – Calling it “vital to improving the health and safety of American workers,” House Democrats on April 18 reintroduced legislation to update the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
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