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The prevalence of work-related deaths associated with alcohol and drugs in Victoria, Australia, 2001–6

Donnerstag 2. Dezember 2010 von htm

To describe the presence of alcohol, cannabis and amphetamines in work-related injury deaths in Victoria, 2001–6, an observational study of work-related deaths reported to the State Coroner’s Office, Victoria, Australia was conducted.
Case and postmortem forensic toxicology data were obtained from the National Coroner’s Information System for work-related injury deaths with positive toxicology screens.
Over 6 years there were 43 worker deaths in a total of 355 unintentional work-related injury deaths. The coroner mentioned the presence of alcohol/drugs in 22 of the 43 worker deaths with positive toxicology screens. Toxicology screens were positive for alcohol and/or drugs in 79 work-related deaths overall. (Source: Alcohol Reports, 11/02/10) injuryprevention.bmj.com, Inj Prev 2010;16:423-428 doi:10.1136/ip.2010.027052

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