Maxillofacial fractures related to work accidents.

  title={Maxillofacial fractures related to work accidents.},
  author={Tateyuki Iizuka and Tarja T Randell and Orhan G{\"u}ven and Christer E H Lindquist},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  volume={18 6},
Work-related maxillofacial fractures were studied retrospectively over a six-year period. There were 98 cases accounting for 4.5% of all facial bone fractures treated in our hospital between 1981 and 1986. Of the patients, 89.8% were male. The mean age of the injured was 36.4 years. The incidence of work-related maxillofacial fractures was 0.37 per 1000 workers. Most of the injuries (66%) occurred in factories and construction work. Such work was associated with an to 15 times higher risk of… CONTINUE READING