Occupational injury and illness in the United States. Estimates of costs, morbidity, and mortality.

  title={Occupational injury and illness in the United States. Estimates of costs, morbidity, and mortality.},
  author={John Paul Leigh and Steven B Markowitz and Marianne C. Fahs and Chung-gi Shin and Philip J. Landrigan},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={157 14},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the annual incidence, the mortality and the direct and indirect costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses in the United States in 1992. DESIGN Aggregation and analysis of national and large regional data sets collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Council on Compensation Insurance, the National Center for Health Statistics, the Health Care Financing Administration, and other governmental bureaus and private firms. METHODS To assess… CONTINUE READING


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