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ID (ISN) del documento54229
Número CIS 90-1183
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1989
Número de serie
Autor(es) Sniezek J.E., Horiagon T.M.
Título Medical-examiner-reported fatal occupational injuries, North Carolina, 1978-1984
Información bibliográfica July 1989, Vol.15, No.6, p.669-678. 18 ref.
Resumen Fatal occupational injuries are a major public health problem in the U.S. Utilising a medical examiner database from North Carolina, 1,233 fatal work-related injuries were identified in a 7-year time period. Twelve percent of these deaths were in out-of-state residents. For men, highest risk industries were forestry/fishery, agriculture, trade, and transportation/public utilities/communications. Only 4% of deaths occurred in women. The most common manner of death in women was homicide. Highest-risk industries for women were agriculture, trade, and transportation/public utilities/communications. Of 902 decedents tested, alcohol was found in 11%, and 7% had levels at or above 100mg%. Because of its completeness, the North Carolina Medical Examiner System is a useful tool to use in the surveillance of fatal occupational injuries.
Descriptores (primarios) Carolina del Norte; accidentes de trabajo; casos mortales; declaración de accidentes de trabajo; Estados Unidos; análisis de las causas del accidente
Descriptores (secundarios) alcoholismo y accidentes; trabajos peligrosos; edad; comunicación; diferencias por el sexo; factores de riesgo; agricultura y silvicultura; pesca; causas de los accidentes; transportes públicos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Estadísticas
Broad subject area(s) Aspectos generales
Navegación por categoria(s) Abuso de alcohol y drogas
Reporting of occupational accidents
Accident research
Notification of accidents and diseases