Occupational Health Indicators in Colorado, 2001-2008Website or Online Data - 2011
Occupational health is an important public health issue in Colorado. On average, 117 work-related deaths occur each year in Colorado, accounting for approximately one work-related fatality every three days. Every year thousands more people are injured on the job or become ill from work-related exposures. The individuals and families affected by occupational injury bear substantial burdens that come with loss of life, income and sometimes independence. These preventable injuries, illnesses and fatalities also cost Colorado businesses millions of dollars each year.
Publisher: Denver, Colo. :, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program,, 2011.
Edition: Updated June 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (76 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Occupational health indicator report