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Job Injuries Focus of Guild-AP Study

Study recommends ways to help photographers, video shooters avoid workplace injuries

This study and report are the culmination of more than 10 years of work involving the News Media Guild, The Associated Press and ergonomics experts at New York University.

The work began when the Guild obtained OSHA records showing that AP photographers suffered nearly 40 percent of the injuries reported by the company although they made up just 9 percent of the work force. The Guild then surveyed AP photographers separately to find out ureported injuries and the severity and type of injuries.

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