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In 2002, there were 5,524 occupational fatalities in the US across all industries, and over 4.7 million new nonfatal injuries and illnesses reported in private industry alone. CDC provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering information, conducting scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products and services.
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NIOSH Worker Health Chartbook
Presents national and state occupational health data and statistics, graphically describing the burden of our Nation's occupational injuries and illnesses...more
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Offers easy-to-understand, easy-to-use recommendations that turn NIOSH research into occupational safety and health practice...more
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Traumatic Occupational Injuries
Injury caused by external force or violence at work remains a leading cause of death and disability among U.S. workers...more
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Vehicle-related crashes are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States...more
Preventing Lung Disease in Workers Who Use or Make Flavorings
This Alert describes health effects that may occur because of workplace exposure to some flavorings or their ingredients...more
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Emergency Preparedness for Business
A comprehensive plan for dealing with terrorism-related events should include specific instructions to building occupants...more
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SARS in the Workplace
Although there are very few cases of occupationally acquired SARS in the United States, NIOSH recognizes the potential for...more
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