Adolescent occupational injuries: Texas, 1990-1996.

  title={Adolescent occupational injuries: Texas, 1990-1996.},
  author={Sharon R. Cooper and Keith Dean Burau and Ten-y Robison and Sandra K Richardson and Patricia G. Schnitzer and John J Fraser},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={35 1},
BACKGROUND A comprehensive surveillance system for occupational injuries to adolescents does not exist in Texas, as in most states. Therefore, the magnitude, severity, nature, and source of injuries to working adolescents have not been well described in Texas. METHODS The investigators used three data sources to investigate work-related injuries and deaths in Texas: (1) Texas Workers' Compensation Commission (TWCC) claims data from 1991 through April 1996; (2) 1993 TWCC/Bureau of Labor… CONTINUE READING


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