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Risk Factors for Occupational Injuries

List of Risk Factors for Occupational Injuries

The list of risk factors mentioned for Occupational Injuries in various sources includes:

Risk factors discussion:

Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Four industries mining, construction, transportation, and agriculture had occupational injury fatality rates that were consistently higher than all other industries. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC)

Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Industries experiencing the largest number of serious nonfatal injuries included eating and drinking places, hospitals, and grocery stores. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC)

Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Industries facing higher risks of serious nonfatal injuries were concentrated in the manufacturing sector and included workers in shipbuilding, wooden building and mobile home manufacture, foundries, special products sawmills, and meat packing plants. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC)

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Occupational Injuries are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Occupational Injuries makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Occupational Injuries. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Occupational Injuries. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.

 

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