Amended annual report for Brookhaven National Laboratory: Epidemiologic surveillance - 1994

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Epidemiologic surveillance at DOE facilities consists of regular and systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of data on absences due to illness and injury in the work force. Its purpose is to provide an early warning system for health problems occurring among employees at participating sites. Data are collected by coordinators at each site and submitted to the Epidemiologic Surveillance Data Center, located at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, where quality control procedures and analyses are carried out. Rates of absences and rates of diagnoses associated with absences are analyzed by occupation and other relevant variables. They may ... continued below

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Epidemiologic surveillance at DOE facilities consists of regular and systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of data on absences due to illness and injury in the work force. Its purpose is to provide an early warning system for health problems occurring among employees at participating sites. Data are collected by coordinators at each site and submitted to the Epidemiologic Surveillance Data Center, located at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, where quality control procedures and analyses are carried out. Rates of absences and rates of diagnoses associated with absences are analyzed by occupation and other relevant variables. They may be compared with the disease experience of different groups within the DOE work force and with populations and do not work for DOE to identify disease patterns or clusters that may be associated work activities. This report provides a final summary for BNL.

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OSTI as DE98001236

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  • Other: DE98001236
  • Report No.: DOE/EH--98001236-Rev.
  • Grant Number: AC05-76OR00033
  • DOI: 10.2172/565540 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 565540
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697907

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Amended annual report for Brookhaven National Laboratory: Epidemiologic surveillance - 1994, report, December 31, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc697907/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.