Can data help prevent workplace injuries and death?
Can big data—and its less complex sibling, routine data—help prevent injuries and death? Yes, say Institute for Work & Health's Dr. Chris McLeod and Dr. Cameron Mustard. Routine data has been put to productive use in Ontario, where the Ministry of Labour learned that falls from heights (more than three metres) were the biggest cause of traumatic death in the construction industry, says Mustard, in an article by Peter Caulfield.
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