Sunday, March 14, 2004The Associated Press has just released an interesting study of Mexican workers in the United States:
"The jobs that lure Mexican workers to the United States are killing them in a worsening epidemic that is now claiming a victim a day, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Though Mexicans often take the most hazardous jobs, they are more likely than others to be killed even when doing similarly risky work. ...
These accidental deaths are almost always preventable and often gruesome: Workers are impaled, shredded in machinery, buried alive. Some are as young as 15. ... "
> "AP Investigation: Mexican worker deaths rise sharply even as overall U.S. job safety improves"
Posted by Rob at 2:35 AM