Occupational Health Surveillance and Evaluation Program (OHSEP)
OHSEP is a program in the California Department of Public Health that tracks work-related injuries and diseases, conducts workplace studies about occupational exposures and health effects, and makes prevention recommendations to employers and employees. Information from OHSEP can be used to improve required workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (IIPP) and assist health care providers in early identification and treatment of work-related injuries and disease.
- Tracks the number of workers who get sick or injured on the job
- Identifies the kinds of jobs that may cause health problems
- Finds practical solutions and makes recommendations to improve job safety
- Shares new findings and recommendations with worker and employer groups and health care providers