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Many factors contribute to work-related injury

Recent findings, from French reporters, indicate that many different factors — from being obese to using vibrating hand tools to having little authority to make decisions in the workplace — seem to influence a person's risk of developing certain work-related injuries.  Would the same results be found if a study was done here in America?  Aging, along with on-the-job constraints, "drastically" increased workers' risk of such injuries.  Given the aging of the workforce going on in many countries, both industry and government should step up their efforts to prevent these injuries.  Read complete report.

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