3336.0 Dying on the job: Analysis and discussion of work-related fatalities

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Objectives: * Describe the public health burden of workplace fatalities. * Discuss trends in fatalities, particularly disparities in fatal injury experience between Hispanic and non-Hispanic, immigrant and non-immigrant workers. * Explain how "green" jobs can present new and previously undescribed serious safety hazards on the job.

Green jobs and worker fatalities: Causes and prevention. The California Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program
Laura Styles, MPH, Robert Harrison, MD, MPH, Henri Cierpich, BS and James Rogge, MD, MPH
Changing skilled trades health and safety culture from within to reduce the risk of fatalities
Katherine King, MS, PE, BCEE, Judith Daltuva, MA, MSW, Monroe Keyserling, PhD, CSP, CPE and Thomas Robins, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)