RAND explores how to improve workplace safety as well as both physical and mental health in such diverse sectors as mining, health care, refineries, factories, construction, and corporate or white-collar work.
Research conducted by:
Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace;
RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment;
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States with low nonfatal injury rates and high fatality rates tend to be in the South, have lower workers' compensation benefits, be less unionized, and pay lower wages—while states with high nonfatal injury rates and lower fatality rates tend to be in the West, pay higher benefits and wages, be more strongly unionized, and carry out more workplace inspections.
Associate Social Scientist
Ph.D. in sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Senior Physical Scientist
Ph.D. in geology, California Institute of Technology; B.A. in geology, University of California, Berkeley
Director, RAND Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Ph.D. and M.P.P., Graduate School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley; A.B., Harvard University
Ph.D. in clinical psychology, University of Washington; B.S. in psychology, University of California, San Diego
Ph.D. in epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles