Talk:Occupational fatality

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Purely a US page so needs a global perspective. Look at other countries and address why in Europe in general and UK in particular rates of Occupational fatalaties are about half US rates. Mention coporate manslaughter in the UK. --195.224.123.130 (talk) 14:38, 23 October 2009 (UTC)

Re above, nearly three years later and no change. I move that this page be retitled 'Occupational fatality in the USA', as it makes no reference to any other country. Either that or other countries should be included, with statistics and legislative solutions. Metafis (talk) 17:55, 27 August 2011 (UTC)

Name this section Fatal Occupational Injuries[edit]

I understand that this article is talking about fatalities caused at work because of injuries at work. However a occupational fatality could also occur because of a disease like cancer caused by workplace exposures. I think the article heading is misleading in that it actually concerns only workplace injury related fatalities and not fatalities caused by diseases. --Enfolkefiende (talk) 15:24, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

Poor article[edit]

Just like nearly every other article, this one is very poor.

Besides the reasons commented above, it also spends half the space talking about OSHA and NIOSH whose role in fatality decline is up for debate in any case.

There are many more important organizations responsible for reducing fatalities, mostly in the transportation industry. Also, OSHA does not cover millions of workers in the US, including miners, many in agriculture, workers covered by other agencies, many State employees, and independent contractors. The original writer(s) obviously didn't know any better, which is why Wikipedia is merely a place to find some references you might no have seen before, and move on! 146.23.68.40 (talk) 20:47, 7 September 2011 (UTC)