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Maxillofacial injuries in the workplace

  • Richard Burnham
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    ST3 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgebaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TH, United Kingdom
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  • Tim Martin
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    Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgebaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TH, United Kingdom
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Published:August 13, 2012DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2012.07.008

      Abstract

      Over a 2-year period we reviewed patients who presented to a UK maxillofacial unit with facial injuries sustained at work. We looked at links between the mechanism, injury, and characteristics of such injuries.

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      References

      1. Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1974, 1974/1439, art.2(a)/Sch.1.

      2. Hansard, House of Lords, 4 July 2008: Column 473.

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