ABSTRACT

Analysis of Construction Fatalities - The OSHA Data Base 1985-1989   [open pdf - 447KB]

"This report presents the results of an analysis of the 3,496 construction fatalities investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and included in the Agency's Integrated Management Informat ion System data base for the period 1985 to 1989. The analysis considered the var iation of the number of fatalities over the 5-year period and the influence of factors such as geography and characteristics of th e workforce, e.g., industry group, age, and union affiliation on these fatality statistics . The analysis also examined the causes of fatalities and the factors influencin g accidents. Statistics from the OSHA data base are compared with construction fatality data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Nati onal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Safety Council."

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1990-11
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Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)
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