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The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance (KOSHS) expanded program consists of three integrated component programs: 1) KOSHS; 2) Occupational Health Indicators (OHIs); and 3) Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE).

The overall KOSHS program focuses on population- and case-based surveillance of occupational injuries and illnesses in Kentucky, with emphasis areas that include prevention of occupational motor vehicle collisions and severe traumatic injuries; total worker health; integration of occupational health programs with other national and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-funded programs; epidemiological analyses of occupational injury and illness surveillance data; surveillance data quality improvement; and occupational injury and illness prevention interventions.

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Recent Program Resources

KOSHS Annual Report 2019

KIPRC’s 2019 Occupational Health Indicator (OHI) report provides detailed statistics of Kentucky occupational health and safety metrics based on the latest year of available data.

Pedestrian Fatalities

From 1994-2014, Kentucky saw an average of four work-related pedestrian fatalities per year. From 2015-2019, the average number of work-related pedestrian fatalities rose to seven per year, an alarming 75% increase. The construction industry has seen the most pedestrian fatalities from 1994-2019 (27) followed by the transportation and warehousing industry (20).