213137 Results of national survey of unions examining employer policies and practices that influence worker reports of injuries and illnesses

Monday, November 9, 2009: 3:15 PM

Bill Kojola, MS , Health and Safety, AFL-CIO, Washington DC, DC
A survey was conducted with union members and union leaders to examine the impact of employer policies and practices that have an influence on workers not reporting their injuries and illnesses to their employer. The findings from this nationwide survey, covering a wide variety of industries and unions will be presented and discussed.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to assess and describe the results of a national survey regarding company policies that influence injury and illness recordkeeping

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My experience in Health and Safety for over 30 years and education
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.