Injury, illness records released under new 'open government' policy
Every year since 1996, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has collected work-related injury and illness data from more than 80,000 employers. However, until now, that information has been inaccessible to the public. The agency is making the data from 1996 to 2007 available for the first time in a searchable online database, allowing the public to look at establishment or industry-specific injury and illness data. The data includes an establishment's name, address, industry, associated total case rate, days away, restricted and transfer case rate, and the days away from work case rate.
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March 29, 2010
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