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ASSE and NIOSH are proud to share a landmark report that explores the intersecting vulnerabilities facing young Hispanic immigrants in the construction industry.
The report, Overlapping vulnerabilities: The occupational safety and health of young immigrant workers in small construction firms, focuses on the factors behind why Hispanic immigrants, small businesses with fewer than 20 employees and young workers under age 25 – are at increased risk for injury and death when working in the construction industry.
Read our press release.
See media coverage on the Release of the Report:
Young Hispanic Construction Workers Are the Most Vulnerable in the United States
NIOSH, ASSE Release ‘Overlapping Vulnerabilities’ Report
Young Hispanic s at small construction firms at highest safety risk
Hispanics Most Vulnerable to Construction Injuries
Please see photos of the press conference at the National Press Club:
If you want to get involved on effective solutions to reduce the numbers of vulnerable workers suffering injuries, illnesses or dying on the job, please sign up here:
Occupational Safety and Health Education and training for Underserved Populations
Examining the Impact of Narrative Case Studies in Toolbox Talks for Building Construction
Fractures in the Foundation: The Latino Worker’s Experience in an Era of Declining Job Quality
The Impact of a Peer-Led Participatory Health and Safety Training Program for Latino Day Laborers in Construction, 2014
Using Social Media to Inform Latino Construction Workers about Fall Protection, 2014
For additional questions or more information about the report, please contact Catherine Salgado.
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