Multisource surveillance system for work-related burns.

  title={Multisource surveillance system for work-related burns.},
  author={Joanna Kica and Kenneth D. Rosenman},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={54 5},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to develop a multisource surveillance system for work-related burns. METHODS For 2009, records about work-related burns were obtained from Michigan's 134 hospitals, the Workers' Compensation Agency, the state's sole Poison Control Center, and death certificates. Companies where the most severe burns occurred were referred to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. RESULTS There were 1461 work-related burns in 2009. Sixty-six percent of the… CONTINUE READING
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