Near miss and minor occupational injury: Does it share a common causal pathway with major injury?

@article{Alamgir2009NearMA,
  title={Near miss and minor occupational injury: Does it share a common causal pathway with major injury?},
  author={Hasanat Alamgir and Shicheng Yu and Erin Gorman and Karen Ngan and Jaime Guzman},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={69-75}
}
BACKGROUND An essential assumption of injury prevention programs is the common cause hypothesis that the causal pathways of near misses and minor injuries are similar to those of major injuries. METHODS The rates of near miss, minor injury and major injury of all reported incidents and musculoskeletal incidents (MSIs) were calculated for three health regions using information from a surveillance database and productive hours from payroll data. The relative distribution of individual causes… CONTINUE READING

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