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Safety is seguridad : a workshop summary / Committee on Communicating Occupational Safety and Health Information to Spanish-speaking Workers, Committee on Earth Resources, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

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Subject: Industrial hygiene > United States > Congresses.
Hispanic Americans > Health and hygiene > Congresses.
Health risk communication > United States > Congresses.
Accidents, Occupational.
Health Education.
Hispanic Americans.
Occupational Health.
Accidents, Occupational > prevention & control > United States > Congresses.
Accidents, Occupational > prevention & control > United States > Statistics.
Health Education > organization & administration > United States > Congresses.
Health Education > organization & administration > United States > Statistics.
Hispanic Americans > United States > Congresses.
Hispanic Americans > United States > Statistics.
Occupational Health > United States > Congresses.
Occupational Health > United States > Statistics.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Congresses.
Statistics.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0309566444
  • ISBN: 9780309566445
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 150 pages)
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: SAFETY IS SEGURIDAD -- Copyright -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Hispanic/Latino Occupational Health and Safety: Available Information and Information Gaps -- CENSUS PARAMETERS -- Population Classifications -- Self-Employed -- Industrial and Occupational Classifications -- Temporary Employment Agencies -- UNDERREPORTING -- ENFORCEMENT DATA -- SURVEILLANCE DATA -- DATA PRIORITIES -- FUTURE DATA NEEDS -- SUMMARY OF INTERVENTION PRIORITIES -- 3 What Information Exists and What Are the Gaps? -- 4 Development and Evaluation of Materials -- 5 Delivery Mode.
6 Overarching Issues -- References -- APPENDIXES -- Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members -- NRC Staff -- Appendix B Workshop Agenda -- Appendix C Workshop Participants -- Appendix D Hispanic Workers in the United States: An Analysis of Employment Distributions, Fatal Occupational Injuries and -- INTRODUCTION -- HISPANICS IN THE UNITED STATES: A DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOECONOMIC OVERVIEW -- Growth of the Hispanic Population in the United States -- Growth of Hispanic Population by State -- Growth of Hispanics by Metropolitan Area -- Immigration -- RESULTS -- Employment.
FATAL WORK INJURIES INVOLVING HISPANICS -- Overview of National Fatality Data -- Event -- Industry -- Occupation -- Demographics of Fatally Injured Hispanic Workers -- Gender -- Employment Status -- Age -- Fatality Risk -- Foreign-Born Hispanic Workers -- State Comparisons -- Non-Fatal Injuries Involving Hispanic Workers -- Relative Risks for non-Fatal Injuries and Illnesses -- Non-fatal Occupational Injury and Illness Characteristics -- Duration of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses -- Appendix D-1 Background On Methods -- Appendix D-2 Additional Data Sources -- References.
Appendix E An Examination of Occupational Safety and Health Materials Currently Available in Spanish for Workers as of 1999 -- INTRODUCTION AND STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM -- METHODOLOGY -- FINDINGS -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- The Need for a Systematic Approach to Materials Development -- How The Materials Are Developed is Also Important -- SUMMARY -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Appendix F Reaching Spanish-speaking Workers and Employers with Occupational Safety and Health Information -- INTRODUCTION -- SPANISH-SPEAKING EMPLOYEES: DEFINING THE POPULATION.
Number of Spanish-Speakers With Limited English -- DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORKING AGE POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES -- Educational Level and Occupation -- Age and Gender -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION FOR REACHING WORKERS -- In the Community -- Through Unions -- The Internet as a Channel of Communication -- The Worksite: Limitations of Worksite-based Training -- Spanish Language Media -- WHAT ARE THE PRIORITY CONTENT NEEDS FOR SPANISH-LANGUAGE WORKER TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS? -- Basic Information on OSHA and Workers' Rights -- Hazard Awareness.
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