Teens at work: a statewide study of jobs, hazards, and injuries.

  title={Teens at work: a statewide study of jobs, hazards, and injuries.},
  author={Kathleen A Dunn and Carol W. Runyan and Linda R. Cohen and Michael D Schulman},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={22 1},
PURPOSE Occupational injury is an ongoing and serious threat to American youth. However, little is known about the environments in which youth work or the hazards to which they are exposed. The purpose of this study was to document the patterns of work, exposures to hazardous equipment and situations, and work-related injury experiences of adolescents. METHODS We identified a statewide targeted sample of North Carolina households with teens age 14-17 years and interviewed those who had ever… CONTINUE READING

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