Surveillance of working conditions and the work environment: development of a national hazard surveillance tool in New Zealand

@article{Lilley2009SurveillanceOW,
  title={Surveillance of working conditions and the work environment: development of a national hazard surveillance tool in New Zealand},
  author={Rebbecca Lilley and Anne-Marie Feyer and Hilda Firth and Chris Cunningham and Charlotte Paul},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={55},
  pages={49-57}
}
Changes to work and the impact of these changes on worker health and safety have been significant. A core surveillance data set is needed to understand the impact of working conditions and work environments. Yet, there is little harmony amongst international surveys and a critical lack of guidance identifying the best directions for surveillance efforts. This paper describes the establishment of an instrument suitable for use as a hazard surveillance tool for New Zealand workers. An iterative… CONTINUE READING

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