Work-related injuries among immigrants: a growing global health disparity

@article{Schenker2008WorkrelatedIA,
  title={Work-related injuries among immigrants: a growing global health disparity},
  author={M. Schenker},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={65},
  pages={717 - 718}
}
  • M. Schenker
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Increased occupational hazards among immigrant workers were described 100 years ago in Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle , which exposed the scandalous living and working conditions of immigrants in the Chicago stockyards. At the same time Dr Alice Hamilton was establishing the field of occupational health in the USA by her studies of immigrant workers exposed to the hazards of lead, rubber, viscous rayon and other toxins.1 Unfortunately, increased occupational hazards to immigrant workers… Expand
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