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View Resource Occupational Classification System Manual

Researchers may gain insight into the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau occupational codes via the Occupational Classification System Manual (OCSM). A list of Major Occupation Group titles (MOGs) is provided as well as links to the Census Occupation Index--an alphabetical list of approximately 30,000 occupational titles. Further guidance in locating the proper occupation classification...
View Resource Occupational Employment Statistics

US occupations are featured in this information-rich resources from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 1996 Occupational Employment Statistics Survey differs from previous surveys in that it includes wage data by occupation for the first time. The site contains a description of the survey and complete national and state data for 760 occupations in seven major areas. Included are occupation title,...
View Resource Occupational Safety and Health for Public Safety Employees: Assessing the Evidence and the Implications for Public Policy

What kinds of injuries do public safety workers suffer? And how might the tracking of such injury incidents help improve prevention efforts in their workplace? These were some of the questions that motivated RAND organization researcher Tom LaTourrette and his colleagues as they set out to research this subject. Their work can be found in this 157-page report released in December 2008. The report...