Behind the Story: NICAR data leads to OSHA investigation

In October, the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting sent an email over its listserv announcing that updated data were available from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  Ron Shawgo of the Journal Gazette of Indiana then realized the paper had never examined OSHA data for Indiana.  So he requested the data. Through his analysis, he…

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OSHA Workplace Safety data updated at NICAR Data Library

The Workplace Safety database from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has just been updated in the NICAR Database Library. WHAT’S IN IT? This ten-table database holds information on workplace inspections performed by both federal and state OSHA offices in all states and U.S. territories, from 1972 to Oct 2011 – just under 4…

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