Occupational fatality risks in the United States and the United Kingdom.

  title={Occupational fatality risks in the United States and the United Kingdom.},
  author={John Mendeloff and Laura Staetsky},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={57 1},
BACKGROUND There are very few careful studies of differences in occupational fatality rates across countries, much less studies that try to account for those differences. METHODS We compare the rate of work injury fatalities (excluding deaths due to highway motor vehicle crashes and those due to violence) identified by the US Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in recent years with the number reported to the Health and Safety Executive in the United Kingdom (UK) and by other European Union… CONTINUE READING
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