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Resources: Occupational and Other Injury-Related Websites

National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health
As part of the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC), NIOSH is responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries.       

United States Department Of Labor And Industry
Mission: The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.

Workplace Injury, Illness And Fatality Statistics
Government and industry sources of statistical data on workplace safety provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  

United States Bureau Of Labor Statistics
Mission: The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

BLS - Workplace Injuries
The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides data on illnesses and injuries on the job and data on worker fatalities.

Society For Advancement Of Violence And Injury Research
Mission: to promote scholarly activity in the prevention, control, acute care, and rehabilitation of intentional and unintentional injury.

Society For Epidemiologic Research
The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) was established in 1968 as a forum for sharing the latest in epidemiologic research. The SER is committed to keeping epidemiologists at the vanguard of scientific developments.

National Center For Injury Prevention And Control
Mission: to prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences

National Center For Health Statistics
The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.

Center For Violence Prevention And Control – Research
Research section of the Center For Violence Prevention And Control (CVPC) website. This center is dedicated to the development and facilitation of interdisciplinary collaboration in research and graduate education efforts that can ultimately affect the prevention and control of violence.

Regional Injury Prevention Research Center
The Regional Injury Prevention Research Center (RIPRC) was established to provide a multidisciplinary program for the prevention and control of injuries, including catastrophic and long-term disabling injuries, with attention to the rural environment. The overall goal of this Center is to develop injury control programs, which will ultimately reduce mortality, morbidity, and disability from injury in rural and other areas using a comprehensive and integrated approach that incorporates research, education, and intervention efforts.

Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section, American Public Health Association
The ICEHS section embraces all professionals interested in unintentional injury, violence, emergency health services and emergency preparedness.

ICEHS Promotes the Exchange of Knowledge and Experience through:
* Scientific programs at the APHA Annual Meeting
* Workshops, round table discussions, continuing education and training courses
* Sessions on methodological advances in injury science
* Interactive poster sessions
* Electronic Newsletters
* Networking socials
* Identification of and advocacy for key issues in the field

ICEHS Recognizes Scholarship, Leadership, and Service
* Present annual awards to outstanding students and professionals
(Refer, also, to the Student Paper Competition)


* ICEHS student paper competition
* Mentoring
* Committee participation
* Leadership positions
* National, state and local advocacy efforts


Additional Information and Resources

A wide variety of facilities and resources are available to the OIPRTP, and MCOHS in general, that enhance the academic and research experience.

Downloadable version: OIPRT Resources



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