Latino Workers 50% More Likely to Be Killed on Job from Falls, Exposure and Equipment Strikes

December 6, 2013

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that Latino workers are 50% more likely be killed on the job from falls and dangerous and unhealthy working conditions such as exposure to chemicals or being struck and killed by equipment than the overall workforce. The CDC study also found that young Latino workers (18–4) are 50% more likely to be killed on the job for any reason that the overall workforce.

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