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June 1991, Vol. 114, No. 6

Profiles in safety and health: eating and drinking places

Martin E. Personick
Economist, Division of Safety and Health Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Eating and drinking places reported large numbers of workplace injuries and illnesses, primarily to teenagers and women who comprise most of the industry's work force. Sprains, cuts, and burns were leading work disabilities. This article examines characteristics of the eating and drinking places industry and analyzes its injury and illness record in detail.

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