More than training: Community-based participatory research to reduce injuries among hispanic construction workers.

@article{Forst2013MoreTT,
  title={More than training: Community-based participatory research to reduce injuries among hispanic construction workers.},
  author={Linda Forst and Emily Quinn Ahonen and Joseph P. Zanoni and Alfreda Holloway-Beth and Michele Oschner and Louis Kimmel and Carmen Serrano Martino and Eric Lopez Rodriguez and Adam Kader and Elisa Ringholm and Rosemary Kelly Sokas},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={827-37}
}
BACKGROUND Workplace mortality and severe injury are disproportionately distributed among foreign born and Hispanic construction workers. Worker Centers (WCs) provide services and advocacy for low-wage workers and a way for investigators to reach them. The goal of this project is to prevent occupational injuries by increasing awareness of hazards and self-efficacy among foreign born, Hispanic construction workers and by expanding the agenda of WCs to include occupational health and safety (H&S… CONTINUE READING
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