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April 1992

Profiles in safety and health: the soft drink industry

Martin E. Personick, Laura A. Harthun

Soft drink drivers commonly sustain disabling injuries while delivering America's most popular beverages to retailers. The soft drink manufacturing industry has one of the highest rates of serious injury and illness. This article examines some characteristics of soft drink manufacturing and analyzes the injury and illness record of the industry in more detail.

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