CDC Report Finds Younger Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury on the Job

CDC Report Finds Younger Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury on the Job

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (April 23, 2010) states that younger workers (defined as those aged 15--24 years) represent 14% of the U.S. labor force and face high risk for injury while on the job compared to workers 25 and older.

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Source: CDC