Risk perception and cultural differences of Latinos across the residential, commercial, and heavy civil construction sectors
In the field of construction, Latino workers currently suffer a disproportionate higher rate of injuries and fatalities than non-Latino workers. Socio cultural barriers exist that may contribute to this disproportionately higher rate; but, what effect does the sector of the construction industry employing the Latino worker have on safety incidents? The purpose of this study is to investigate differences in Latino construction worker's perceptions about safety culture and risk across the three construction sectors of residential, commercial, and heavy civil. This study is a continuation of the ...
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Lopez del Puerto, Carla