BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 009] Occupational Injury & Falls in Elderly Files. — Occupational Injury: 1970-1982;Falls in Elderly: circa 1982-1990. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Occupational injury file materials pertain to occupational safety, injury, and deaths. Topics include: backaches; bandsaw injuries; cancer; ergonomics; exertion; falling objects; handling materials; harbor accidents; illness; industrial safety; farm injuries; methods of recording and reporting workplace injuries; mining explosions; occupational accidents; occupational deaths; occupational hazards; occupational health; occupational homocides; occupational injuries; occupational safety; machinery operation safety; military & commercial aircraft; nursing work-related injuries; radiation exposure among nuclear workers; scaffold accidents; seafarer’s health; state hospital workers’ safety; truck driver mortality; tripping; workplace eye trauma; and window cleaning hazards.
Occupational Injury Materials include: annotated bibliography; annual death and injury surveys; bulletins and newsletters; circulars; conference & symposium programs, including for conferences at which Baker was a speaker (Second International Conference on Injuries in the Workplace, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1986); congressional testimony (transcripts); and correspondence, including regarding presentations by Baker as a guest speaker in courses and elsewhere and requests and responses to requests by Baker for information. There are also course materials for courses taught at JHU and elsewhere (JHU—Occupational Health, 1974, 1979; JHU Occupational Injuries class, 1980); data (mostly statistical) in the form of lists, government occupational safety and health statistics (tables), and other tables. There are guides & manuals (including safety guides and standards); journals (Occupational Health & Safety); journal articles (not authored by Baker); notes by Baker; occupational safety program materials; pamphlets; papers (not by Baker); photocopies of newspaper articles (not authored by Baker); and reports.
Occupational Injury files include materials from, among other sources: State Workmen’s Compensation Commissions; the UAW; U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (including NIOSH, National Institute for Occupational Safety and health); U. S. Department of Labor (including OSHA—Occupational Safety and Health Administration).
Materials on Falls in the Elderly pertain to a research study by Baker and her colleagues on falls in elderly nursing home patients. This study led to a publication: AH Myers, SP Baker, EG Robinson, H. Abbey, ET Doll, and S. Levenson “Falls in the Institutionalized Elderly.” Journal of Long-Term Care Administration, 1989. Documents include correspondence, statistical data (from, among other sources, the HSCRC—The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission), analyses of statistics by colleagues, coding documents, and manuscript drafts. There are also journal articles and notes.
Includes Correspondence by Dr. Anna Baetjer.