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Causes of death in the workplace [electronic resource] / J. Paul Leigh.

By: Leigh, J. Paul.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 1995Description: 1 online resource (xii, 307 p.).ISBN: 0313035997 (electronic bk.); 9780313035999 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hazardous occupations -- United States | Industrial accidents -- United States | Occupational diseases -- United States | Occupational mortality -- United States | Death -- Causes | Occupational Diseases -- mortality | Accidents, Occupational -- mortality | Professions dangereuses -- �Etats-Unis | Travail -- Accidents -- �Etats-Unis | Maladies professionnelles -- �Etats-Unis | Mortalit�e professionnelle -- �Etats-Unis | D�ec�es -- Causes | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Health & Safety | Mortality rate Related to Occupations | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Causes of death in the workplace.DDC classification: 363.11/2/0973021 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Tables; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Literature Review; 3. Data and Method; 4. The Occupation List; 5. The Industry List; 6. National Estimates and Causes of 5,498 Job-Related Deaths in 1979-81, 1983, 1985, 1986; 7. Women; 8. Limitations and Reliability Tests; 9. Conclusion; Appendices; References; Index.
Summary: How dangerous is someone's job? People from ages 22 through 64 spend roughly 40% of their non-sleeping time at a job where there is considerable potential for exposure to fatal safety and health risks. The purpose of this book is to improve the knowledge and working environment of American workers, by providing an in-depth look at the job hazards in 324 industries and 265 occupations. Human Resource managers, industry trade organizations, corporate CEOs, health care administrators, secondary school counselors, as well as, scholars and upper level college and graduate students in the areas of H.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-290) and index.

Tables; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Literature Review; 3. Data and Method; 4. The Occupation List; 5. The Industry List; 6. National Estimates and Causes of 5,498 Job-Related Deaths in 1979-81, 1983, 1985, 1986; 7. Women; 8. Limitations and Reliability Tests; 9. Conclusion; Appendices; References; Index.

How dangerous is someone's job? People from ages 22 through 64 spend roughly 40% of their non-sleeping time at a job where there is considerable potential for exposure to fatal safety and health risks. The purpose of this book is to improve the knowledge and working environment of American workers, by providing an in-depth look at the job hazards in 324 industries and 265 occupations. Human Resource managers, industry trade organizations, corporate CEOs, health care administrators, secondary school counselors, as well as, scholars and upper level college and graduate students in the areas of H.

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