The 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”

Author: Rob