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Fact sheet: retail trade - non-fatal work-related injuries to Massachusetts teens.
Boston, MA: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 2013 Spring; :1-4
Overview: From 2005 through 2010, the retail trade, not including grocery stores, was the third most common industry of employment for 15- to 17-year-olds in Massachusetts. 171 (10%) of the 1,666 work-related injuries identified by the TAW Project from 2005 through 2010 happened in retails settings. 65% of these injuries were identified through WC lost wage claims, and 35% through hospital ED reports. This fact sheet provides a closer look at these non-fatal injuries to teens working in the retail trade industry, excluding grocery stores.
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Adolescents; Surveillance-programs; Employee-health; Occupations; Information-systems; Health-care; Emergency-care; Statistical-analysis; Humans; Workers; Work-environment; Public-health; Health-protection; Training; Risk-factors; Hazards; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Safety-education; Work-practices; Industrial-safety; Industrial-environment; Age-factors; Retail-workers; Emergency-treatment; Sex-factors; Cutting-tools; Manual-lifting; Manual-materials-handling; Information-systems; Lost-work-days; Health-surveys
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Teens at Work: Injury Surveillance and Prevention Project, 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108
Fact sheet: retail trade - non-fatal work-related injuries to Massachusetts teens
Massachusetts State Department of Public Health - Boston
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division