TITLE

Injuries not reported for fear of discipline

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Work-Life Newsbrief & Trend Report;Dec2009, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office which found that over half of occupational health workers feel pressure from employers or employees to play down illness or injuries. 46% say that they do not report illness or injuries. The report criticizes the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for relying on employer records rather than seeking information from workers.
ACCESSION #
45650391

 

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