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WSLH Board Presentation: Occupational Health Surveillance
March 27, 2008 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
- John Pfister, MS, Epidemiologist, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Presentation on the WSLH occupational safety and health surveillance initiative and how it involves the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of available data on workplace injuries and illnesses. Since August, 2007, WSLH has been working to add value to the Wisconsin Workers Compensation (WC) data through a variety of management, analysis and presentation method, guided by an MOU with the Department of Workforce Development DWD. The intent is to make these data useful and available to occupational safety and health partners for evaluation, program development and research purposes.
Webcast: “Occupational Health Surveillance: Workers Compensation, Occupational Injury and Illness Statistics” (24 minutes, Windows Media, 225 kbps)