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Brain Injuries / Head injuries

Christian Hill And Associates - Houston Personal Injury Lawyer. At Christian Hill & Associates we care about you and your well being. Here, you are not just a case number.
Street & Ragsdale - Dallas Personal Injury Lawyers. Dallas law firm Street & Ragsdale has more than 37 years experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases. 
Law Offices of Jeff Rasansky - Dallas personal injury lawyer Jeff Rasansky goes to work each morning with one mission in mind: to fight for the rights of personal injury victims.
Polewski & Associates - Dallas Personal Injury Law Firm. At Polewski & Associates, we represent clients in all types of personal injury, malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits.
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Dallas Brain Injuries - Dallas Head Injuries
This information is not intended as legal or medical aid, if you have suffered an injury, please get medical attention and consult an attorney.

A blow or jolt to the head can result in a traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can disrupt the normal function of the brain. The severity of the injury may range from mild, a brief change in mental status or consciousness, to severe, an extended period of unconsciousness (30 minutes or more), prolonged amnesia after the injury, or a penetrating skull injury. Any TBI can result in short- and long-term disabilities (CDC unpublished). Read more about Traumatic Brain Injury in the NCIPC Injury Fact Book, 2001-2002.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Brain injuries are among the most likely types of injury to cause death or permanent disability, and according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Acute trauma at work remains a leading cause of death and disability among U.S. workers. Furthermore, a review of Texas death certificates for 1982 identified 710 deaths associated with occupational injuries.

During the period from 1980 through 1995, at least 93,338 workers in the U.S. died as a result of trauma suffered on the job, for an average of about 16 deaths per day (NIOSH). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) has identified 5,915 workplace deaths from acute traumatic injury in 2000. BLS also estimates that 5.7 million injuries to workers occurred in 1997 alone; while NIOSH estimates that about 3.6 million occupational injuries were serious enough to be treated in hospital emergency rooms in 1998.


Brain Injury Information

Brain Injury Association National Help Line: 1-800-444-6443
Brain Injury Association Web site

NIOSH 800-Number (1-800-356-4674)
The NIOSH 800-number provides workers, employers, university researchers, labor organizations, industrial organizations, and government agencies with information specific to their occupational health and safety problems.
NIOSH - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Web site

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traumatic Brain Injury Web site

Brain Injury Links

Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention Tips - NCIPC

NASD: First Aid for Head Injuries

Concussion and Brain Injury and Where to Get Help

Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States

Traumatic Brain Injury Surveillance Programs, Statewide

Brain Injury , Contributors to Facts about Concussion and Brain Injury

Publications and Resources - Traumatic Brain Injury

Sensitivity of Multiple-Cause Mortality Data for Surveillance of Deaths Associated with Head or Neck Injuries

Surveillance for Traumatic Brain Injury Deaths --- United States, 1989--1998

Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: A Report To Congress

Sports-Related Recurrent Brain Injuries -- United States

Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Projects
The Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC) for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) conducts research to better understand and improve outcomes after TBI and SCI.

Traumatic and Occupational Injury Links

Top Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic Occupational Injury Topic Page

NASD: Fatal Occupational Injuries

Traumatic Occupational Injury Template/NIOSH/Topic Page

Disability Outcomes and Prevention - NCIPC
Summary: Traffic crashes, violence, and falls are the leading causes of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, which are two of the most severe disabling injury conditions. How many people sustain traumatic brain injury each year?

Perspectives in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Fatal Occupational Injuries -- Texas, 1982

NIOSH: Texas Profile
NIOSH/State Profile '98/Texas
Summary: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the only Federal agency that conducts research, trains professionals, and develops innovative solutions to occupational safety and health problems.

CDC Injury Research Agenda - Acute Care, Disability, and Rehabilitation

Publications and Resources - Spine/Spinal Cord Injuries

NASD: Farm and Ranch Injuries in West Texas

FACE program - State of Texas
The FACE program concentrates on investigations of fatal occupational injuries. Reports of fatal occupational injuries in Texas.

eLCOSH - The Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health

eLCOSH : Worker's Comp in Texas

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)

The Center to Protect Workers' Rights
CPWR's main focus is to develop practical ways to improve safety and health for construction workers and their families.

National Resource Center for OSHA Training

Building and Construction Trades Department

www.aflcio.org/safety
(Workers' compensation) Sections on (U.S.) death and disability benefits, by state.; links to state and other organization sites providing workers' compensation/information for injured workers.

www.buildsafe.org
Labor-management organization provides listing of bilingual trainers (English, Spanish, and/or Portuguese), hazard alert bulletins, and a focus on power line hazards and airport construction safety.

Department of Energy
Includes Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Handbook, DOE Hoisting and Rigging standard and handbooks on Electrical Safety and Process Safety Management for Highly Hazardous Chemicals.

http://www.gwu.edu/~crsph/projects/construct.html.
Information on post-1989 surveillance of emergency-room visits and back issues of newsletter, On the Job, with issues (in English and Spanish) focusing on carbon monoxide, silica, and eye, back, and foot injuries


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