Study

Population/Source

Sample

Job Type

Event

Suruda and Halperin, 1991

OSHA fatality investigations/ Integrated Management Information System and records from Michigan, California, and Washington for 1984–1987

104 deaths of 17-year-olds and younger

24% construction

21% wholesale, retail trade

15% manufacturing

15% services

15% farming

30% industrial vehicles, machines

16% electrocution

11% falls

11% asphyxiation

8% explosions

6% motor vehicle accidents

5% fire

3% drowning

10% other

Toscano and Windau, 1994

All work-related deaths in 1993/Death certificates, medical examiner records, other state and federal records (Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries)

29 deaths of under 16-year-olds 39 deaths of 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds

 

34% transportation

21% assaults

28% contact with objects

10% harmful substances

38% transportation

28% assaults

21% contact with objects

8% falls



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