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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses: 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/osh_10292015.pdf

The nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2014 occurred at a rate of 3.2 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers. The 2014 rate continues a pattern of decline seen in most years over the past decade. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Tables of 2014 Child Summary Health Statistics

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/shs_tables.htm

Features tables in PDF and Excel formats on various child health matters. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db217.pdf

Provides the first estimates of e-cigarette use among U.S. adults by selected demographic and cigarette smoking characteristics. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

The Open Government Partnership: Third Open Government National Action Plan for the United States of America

Categories: Govt Information,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/final_us_open_government_national_action_plan_3_0.pdf

Announces more than 40 new or expanded initiatives to make the federal government more open and transparent to its citizens. Featured changes include unlocking workforce data,expanding available federal services to the Open311 platform, and expanding access to justice via the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable. From the White House

 

An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2016 Shipbuilding Plan

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/50926-Shipbuilding.pdf

Examines the Navy’s plan to build 308 ships over the next 30 years, estimates the plan would cost about $18 billion per year, and concludes that the Budget Control Act of 2011 would pose an obstacle to such an ambitious building plan. From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Southeast Asia: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement in Indonesia and Vietnam

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Vietnam

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/673422.pdf

Presents case studies of U.S. and Chinese trade and investment competition in Vietnam and Indonesia. Public version of a report that is also being issued in a nonpublic, sensitive version for government officials. From the Government Accountability Office

 

Drug Offenders in Federal Prisons: Estimates of Characteristics Based on Linked Data

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/dofp12.pdf

Includes criminal history, demographics, gun involvement in their offense, and sentence imposed. Examines all characteristics by type of drug involved. Also discusses alternative methods for defining drug offenders. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S. Prisons and Jails, 2011-12

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics,Uncategorized

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/urhuspj1112.pdf

Provides the percentage of prison and jail inmates currently held in solitary confinement or administrative segregation, those who had spent time in such housing during the past 12 months, and the total time spent in restrictive housing. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

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