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Published: 26 October 2000

368 Pages | 84 line illus

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195128888

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Workplace Health Surveillance

An Action-Oriented Approach

Edited by Neil A. Maizlish

This text shows step-by-step how to establish or improve a workplace health surveillance system. It explains how to define objectives, seek organizational support, form a surveillance workgroup, collect data, calculate basic injury and illness statistics, design databases, analyze and interpret surveillance data, set priorities, make protocols for follow-up and case management, market results and give feedback, and evaluate surveillance systems. Surveillance is shown to be an action-oriented tool for decision-making that is key to a successful health and safety program.

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