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Did you know a teenage worker dies every ten days?

Since it’s August and many teenagers are pursuing the time-honored pursuit of summer jobs, I thought we should take a look at an archived (2007) EPI article regarding teen work-related injury and deaths. In 2007, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recommended barring teenagers from construction. While mining, transportation and warehouse jobs have higher rates of fatality; these industries typically do not employ teenagers.

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