Objective.-To identify and describe all nonmilitary on-the-job injury fatalities in North Carolina among persons younger than 20 years over 10 years, with special attention to potential violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Design and Setting.-Historical, population-based case series, with cases identified by the computerized files of the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Cases.-Persons younger than 20 years who died of injuries received on the job in North Carolina between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1989.
Results.-We identified 71 cases.
Decedents ranged in age from 11 to 19 years, with 41 ; aged 17 years or younger.
Cases were disproportionately male (90%), white (80%), and injured during june, july, and August (44%).
Mots-clés Pascal : Accident travail, Mortalité, Enfant, Etats Unis, Epidémiologie, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational accident, Mortality, Child, United States, Epidemiology, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0013127
Code Inist : 002B30B04. Création : 199406.