The primary sources of data can be defined as "sources that contain raw, original, uninterpreted and unevaluated information"(Diablo Valley College, 2006). When using this definition for primary data, team A would interpret that the Bureau of Labor statistics is an excellent first data source for primary data. Another site that team A will use for primary data is the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) which is another government agency that reports raw data in terms of on the job injuries. When considering what secondary data to use, team A considered the following definition of secondary data: "Sources that digest, analyze, evaluate and interpret the information contained within the primary sources. They tend to be argumentative and often come in scholarly periodicals or books" (Diablo Valley College, 2006). The article that the original paper was based upon has interpretations of raw data from the bureau of labor statistics in it, so this bolstered our theory about primary and secondary data. Team A will utilize that article as well as other books listed throughout the paper as our secondary data, such as "The Epidemic of Heath Care Worker Injury" by William Charnay and Guy Fragala, written in 1998. This... [continues]
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