Occupational Illness in Michigan Online Resources

Description:

MSU’s College of Human Medicine and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine provide online annual reports on occupational disease, silicosis, work-related asthma, noise induced hearing loss, and blood lead levels. The website also provides online newsletters on various occupational diseases; an instructor’s manual and a user’s manual on Abrasive Blasting: Preventing Silicosis; Project SENSOR (Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks), a federally-funded grant to assist the state in conducting patient and workplace follow-up based on approximately 20,000 occupational disease reports received each year at the MDCIS; the ABLES program, a surveillance system for identifying and preventing cases of elevated blood lead levels among U.S. adults; links to other occupational and environmental medicine websites; and an online form for reporting of known or suspected occupational diseases.

Audience:

Employers, health care professionals, policy makers

MSU Partners: College of Human Medicine, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Partners:

College of Human Medicine, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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