Occupational (OSHA) and Environmental Hazards/Incident Rate


Robert C. Scudder, CSP, CIH, CET wrote at 2015-03-16 14:53:09
Mike, I have to respectfully disagree with the answer to this question. While several websites and papers have used the 200,000 hour number for monthly calculations it is incorrect. I just verified through the Oklahoma DOL and the federal DOL BLS, and they agreed that using the annual number for a statistical comparison to monthly incident rates skews the data (due to seasonal changes like summer employment, and months with differing numbers of days). If using the calculation for internal QA/QC, that's fine, but do not use it for comparing to BLS data.

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Mike Brown CSP Retired


I specialize in the professional management of occupational safety and health as well as workers` compensation to reduce losses and improve production and address related issues through a comprehensive approach by senior management using proven principals.I worked for over twenty (20) years in the management of occupational safety, health and workers` compensation and safety training (Retired from employment in 1996 due to a stroke, which prevented the extensive travel required).

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