Work-related injuries to Massachusetts teens, 1987-1990.

  title={Work-related injuries to Massachusetts teens, 1987-1990.},
  author={Daniel R. Brooks and Letitia K. Davis},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={29 2},
This study uses workers' compensation data to describe the work-related injury experience of Massachusetts teens, ages 14-17, from 1987 to 1990. During this period, 2,551 injuries were reported to the workers' compensation system. Injuries were more frequent among 16-17 year-olds and among males. Sprains and strains, followed by lacerations, were the most frequent type of injury. Four industries--grocery stores, restaurants, health services, and department stores--accounted for over half of all… CONTINUE READING

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