February 26, 2018

Work in America? Then you should know the American Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS)

What is the American Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS)?
The American Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) CDC was developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), to characterize occupational injury and illness incidents.
What coding structures does the OIICS cover?
The OIICS covers the following four hierarchical coding structures:
Collaborating with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in collaboration with the BLS has developed resources for occupational safety and health researchers, policymakers, employers, and others who may need to use the OIICS for uniformly characterizing occupational injuries and illnesses or better understanding the national occupational injury and illness data released by the BLS and NIOSH.
To code or use the OIICS coded data, it’s important to be familiar with the OIICS Coding Selection Rules >

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