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Línea Abierta : Dying to Work.
- Título: Dying to Work.
- Invitado: “María”, “José”, Michael Flynn, Melanie L. Ochoa
- Conductor: Chelis López
- Fecha: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014
- Descripción: Dying to Work. Latinos are more likely than other workers in the US to die on the job. Most die from work-related injuries in high-risk industries, such as construction and agriculture.
- Género: News
- Ubicación: Oakland, CA
- Program Number: 7367
- Productor: Samuel Orozco
- Número del Programa: 7367
- Editor: Radio Bilingüe
- Derechos: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License
- Asunto: Economic Development, Health
- Año: 2014
- Nombre del Programa: la_141023.mp3
- Duración: 59:08 minutes (54.15 MB)
- Formato: Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Dying to Work. Latinos are more likely than other workers in the US to die on the job. Most die from work-related injuries in high-risk industries, such as construction and agriculture. Why is this happening? What are the most common causes of death on the job for Latinos? Is immigration status an issue? What’s being done to prevent more deaths? A victim and a relative of a victim of workplace injuries or death share their stories.
Guests: “Maria” Anonymous family member of H-2B Visa Worker Who Died in the Workplace, Mexico; “Jose” Anonymous Victim, Mexico; Michael Flynn, Social Scientist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Cincinnati, OH, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh ; Melanie L. Ochoa, Manager Worker’s Comp Legal Services, Flynn Law Firm, PLLC, Tulsa, OK, http://flynnlaw.net