Monitoring and reporting workplace injuries
Collecting and reporting data on workplace injuries and illnesses can help foster new technologies, education activities and policy changes to make workplaces safer and healthier.
State-based worker health surveillance
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): What Is Surveillance?
- NIOSH: Guidelines for Minimum and Comprehensive State-Based Public Health Activities in Occupational Safety and Health.
- Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Occupational Health Surveillance Subcommittee.
- Indicators for Occupational Health Surveillance (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2007).
Tools and resources
- NIOSH Industry and Occupation Computerized Coding System (NIOCCS) is a Web-based system that translates industry and occupation (I&O) text into standardized I&O codes.
- NIOSH/Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) is software used to code occupational injury and illness incidents.
- An inventory of occupational health and safety surveillance data sources is coming soon.