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  • 1. The California FACE Program Update Laura Styles MPH, Hank Cierpich, Jim Rogge MD, MPH, Robert Harrison MD, MPH California Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch Funded by The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
  • 2. Work-Related Injury Fatality Rates Los Angeles County, 1992-2007 (N=1,969) 4.5 4 Rate/100,000 workers 3.5 All fatalities 3 2.5 Fatalities w/out homicide 2 1.5 Homicide 1 Transportation 0.5 Falls Machine 0 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 3. Country of Birth Fatal Work Injuries Involving Hispanics Los Angeles County, 1992-2007 (N=864) 70 68 67 60 59 59 60 57 58 58 56 55 53 52 53 51 50 47 45 # Fatalities 50 40 38 54 # of fatalities 42 38 42 38 # Fatalities 37 43 47 25 39 42 30 43 39 47 20 6 11 10 14 12 15 19 15 16 17 12 11 11 13 9 9 11 11 8 2 3 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Unknow n Native-born Foreign-born
  • 4. Fatality Rates by Ethnicity Los Angeles County, 1992-2007 (N=1,969) 4 3.8 3.5 3 Rate/100,000 workers 2.5 2.5 # of fatalities 2 1.5 1 0.5 0 Hispanic Non-Hispanic
  • 5. Work in progress • Post link to LA work-related fatality geocoded data • Identify programming resources for filter and search functions • Evaluate effectiveness of tool

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