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October 2005, Vol. 128, No. 10
Occupational injuries among young workers
Epidemiologist, Office of Safety, Health, and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Economist, Office of Safety, Health, and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Despite regulations, young workers are exposed to some of the same hazards as older workers, resulting in injuries and deaths; transportation incidents cause the most fatal occupational injuries.
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