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September 4, 1943

A Guide to the Prevention of Weight-Lifting Injuries

JAMA. 1943;123(1):66. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840360068048

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Abstract

The United States Department of Labor has just made available this simple guide. Statistics from three leading industrial states show that sprains, strains and hernias constitute one fourth of industrial accidents. Moreover, about one half of these may be attributed to lifting and carrying weights. The excellent pamphlet discusses the causes and the elimination of the hazard and describes fully safe carrying practice. There are many excellent illustrations.

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