Using workers’ compensation claims data to characterize occupational injuries in the biofuels industry

Using workers’ compensation claims data to characterize occupational injuries in the biofuels... •Injuries in biofuel facilities investigated using worker’s compensation data.•Data obtained from a leading insurance company based in the U.S.•Age and Tenure of employee significant factors determining the claim amount.•Claim type, body part, nature, and cause of injury are also significant factors.•Strain, fractures, slips, falls, trips, show strong relationship with claim amount. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Safety Science Elsevier

Using workers’ compensation claims data to characterize occupational injuries in the biofuels industry

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0925-7535
eISSN
1879-1042
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.ssci.2017.12.014
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Abstract

•Injuries in biofuel facilities investigated using worker’s compensation data.•Data obtained from a leading insurance company based in the U.S.•Age and Tenure of employee significant factors determining the claim amount.•Claim type, body part, nature, and cause of injury are also significant factors.•Strain, fractures, slips, falls, trips, show strong relationship with claim amount.

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Safety ScienceElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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