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MERGING OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND INJURY PREVENTION ACTIVITIES IN A STATE GOVERNMENT AGENCY New York State Department of Health Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention. Kitty Gelberg. AN Anthropological study of cultures. JUNE 2011. Bureau of Occupational Health.

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kitty gelberg

MERGING OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND INJURY PREVENTION ACTIVITIES IN A STATE GOVERNMENT AGENCYNew York State Department of HealthBureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention

Kitty Gelberg

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JUNE 2011

Bureau of Occupational Health

Bureau of Injury Prevention

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REALITY

Bureau of Occupational Health

Bureau of Injury Prevention

  • Separate locations
  • Disparate focus
  • Unique approaches
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REALITY X2

Injury Prevention Program

Bureau of Occupational Health

  • Identity loss
  • Changes to procedures, administration
  • Too much oversight / too little management
  • Too little understanding of their work
creation of bureau
Creation of Bureau
  • Name merged after one year –

July 2012 –

Bureau of Occupational Health and

Injury Prevention

  • Office moved in July 2012, but Injury Personnel didn’t join us until September 2012
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Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention

Asbestos Safety Training Certification

Industrial Hygiene & Intervention Services

Occupational Health Surveillance

Injury Prevention

 HALF GRANT FUNDED

ALL GRANT FUNDED

bureau programs
Bureau Programs
  • Oversee PREVENTIONof occupational injuriesand illnesses
    • Quantifyand describethe occupational disease/injury burden in the state
    • Investigate and intervene in any situation with a continued riskof exposure / Provide training
    • Develop, implement and evaluateinterventions that will reduce the riskof exposures in the future
    • Monitor both the acute and chronic health effects of exposure
    • Increase the medical communities awareness about adverse health effects from occupational exposures
approaches
Approaches:

INJURY

  • The 4 E’s:
    • Engineering
    • Enforcement
    • Education
      • Encouragement
    • Evaluation

Partner-ships

approaches1
Approaches:

INJURY

OCCUPATIONAL

  • The 4 E’s:
    • Engineering
    • Enforcement
    • Education
      • Encouragement
    • Evaluation
  • The 4 E’s:
    • Engineering
      • Offer potential solutions using hierarchy of control
    • Enforcement
      • Referralsto OSHA
    • Education
    • Evaluation

Partner-ships

approaches2
Approaches:
  • Applied research
    • Research to practice (R2P)
  • Prevention / Safety through Design
  • Use of evidence-based strategies
    • Proving and promising
  • Partnerships
  • Data driven
injury prevention topic areas
Injury Prevention Topic Areas

Motor Vehicle

  • Child Passenger
  • Occupant Restraint
  • Teen Driver
    • Curriculum development
  • Older Driver
  • Drowsy Driving
  • Motorcycle

Non-motorized Transport

  • Pedestrian
  • Bicycle
    • Scooter
    • Skateboard
    • In-line Skates

Non-traffic

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
    • Child maltreatment
  • Falls in Older Adults
  • Other
  • Poisoning
  • Childhood Unintentional Injuries
  • Fire
  • Drowning
  • Sports
  • Home Safety
  • Future?
  • Violence
    • Homicide
    • Suicide
    • Rape
approaches to data
Approaches to Data

INJURY

OCCUPATIONAL

  • It’s GREAT!
    • Have 100% E-codes for injuries
  • It’s WRONG! –
    • Undercounts
    • Misclassifies
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Joint partnership with DOH, DMV, HRI, GTSC and SED. Newly added Motor Vehicles Carriers Assn.

  • Is Drivers’ Education effective?
  • Develop a model effective curriculum for NYS
  • Panel of experts in research, curriculum development, secondary education, behavior, insurance, driver education, industry
  • Update NYSED Guidelines from 1989
  • Create a module for distracted driving
    • Pilot, get acceptance, incorporate into Guidelines, move forward
sports safety
Sports Safety
  • Concussion Management and Awareness Act signed into law in September 2011
    • Athletes with a suspected concussion must be:
      • Removed from play immediately;
      • Symptom-free for at least 24 hours; and
      • Evaluated and cleared by a licensed physician before returning to play.
  • Applicable to workers?
    • Professional athletes
    • TBI among workers
    • Other sports related topics? Heat stress?
fall prevention in elderly
Fall Prevention in Elderly
  • Currently implementing evidence-based programs to reduce falls in 3 counties.
    • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
      • Community dwelling who can walk with ease
    • Stepping On
      • At risk of or have a fear of falling
    • Otago
      • High risk, 80+ years with a fall within the previous year
    • Steadi
      • Incorporate fall risk assessment and prevention into clinical practice
  • Add program for working elderly
occupational health programs
Occupational Health Programs
  • Surveillance Systems:
  • Heavy Metals
    • Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Pesticide Poisonings
  • Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
  • Research:
  • Employer Interviews for SOII Confirmation
  • Programs:
  • Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation
  • Occupational Health Clinic Network
  • Young Workers
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Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention

Asbestos Safety Training Certification

Occupational Health Surveillance

Injury Prevention

Industrial Hygiene & Intervention Services

Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention

Asbestos Safety Training Certification

Intervention, Outreach and Prevention

Epidemiology and Surveillance

Community

Work

CFOI

Surveillance

Audits

Registries

IT

Home

Enforcement

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