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Use of workers' compensation data for occupational injury & illness prevention; proceedings from September 2009 workshop
  • Published Date:
    May 2010, revised August 2010
  • Series:
    DHHS publication ; no. (NIOSH) 2010-152
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Use of workers' compensation data for occupational injury & illness prevention; proceedings from September 2009 workshop
  • Description:
    Foreword -- Introduction -- Background -- Acknowledgements -- Welcoming Remarks -- Using Workers' Compensation Data for Occupational Injury and Illness Prevention -- Safety & Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program -- Reducing Occupational Injury - The Value and the Challenge of Determining the Burden -- A Brief History of Economists' Research on the Effect of Workers' Compensation on Safety and Health -- The Contribution of Workers' Compensation Research to Public Health -- Reconciling Workplace Injury and Illness Data Sources -- Methodological Challenges in the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index: Working Towards a Future Model -- Harmonizing Existing Databases Counting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses -- Overview of an Insurance Carrier's Service Sector Data -- Workers' Compensation Data Utilization in Injury Prevention Research at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety -- Using Employer Records-Pitfalls and Opportunities -- Multi-Agency Data Matching to Detect Suspected Uninsured Employers: Research Impacts Policy -- State-based Occupational Injury and Disease Surveillance -- Managing Prevention with Leading and Lagging Indicators in the Workers' Compensation System -- Benchmarking and Performance Measurement for Governments -- Self-Insured Experience with Workers' Compensation -- Using Workers' Compensation Data: The Move from Lagging to Leading Indicators -- Past, Present, and Future Uses of Some Workers' Compensation Data -- Differences among State Workers' Compensation Laws and Regulations -- National Averages of Employee Benefits and Employer Costs for Workers' Compensation -- Learning from Workers' Compensation Claims Triangles -- Identifying and Tracking Trends in Workplace Injuries and Illnesses-Opportunities and Challenges in Using Workers' Compensation Rating Bureau Data -- Identifying Vulnerable Populations in Workers' Compensation Data: Limited English Proficiency Workers and Temporary Agency Workers -- How to Make Interventions Work: An Insurance Perspective Narrative to Accompany "Barriers to Reporting" -- Comparing Lost Work Days under Workers' Compensation and Short-term Disability, Evidence from IBI's Disability Benchmarking Data -- Linking Workers' Compensation and Employment Security Data for Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance -- Reconfiguring a Workers' Compensation Database for Epidemiologic Analysis -- The Use of Workers' Compensation Data to Identify and Track Workplace Risk and the Effectiveness of Preventative Measures -- Data Linkage for Prevention: Traumatic Injuries in Construction -- Summary of Workshop Discussion: Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Using Workers' Compensation Data -- Workshop Participants -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Using Workers' Compensation Data for Occupational Injury & Illness Prevention

    "The Workers' Compensation Data Use Workshop was convened to discuss opportunities for collaboration in the analysis of WC data in order to help reduce the risks of occupational injuries and illnesses. Stakeholders from private insurance carriers, insurance associations, self-insured corporations, academic institutions and government agencies participated. Presentations described differences among state laws, proper interpretation of common industry terms, proprietary interests in insurance data, public release of internal analyses, and methods for linking WC data with other health and employment data." - NIOSHTIC-2

  • Content Notes:
    David F. Utterback and Teresa M. Schnorr, editors. ; "May 2010, revised August 2010." ; "In September 2009, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) partnered with the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) program to sponsor a workshop on the use of workers' compensation data for occupational safety and health surveillance. Workshop participants came from academia, insurance companies and associations, self-insured corporations, labor unions, and state and federal government." - p. iv ; Also available via the World Wide Web. ; Includes bibliographical references. ;
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