Applying the theory of work adjustment to recent and non-recent Latino immigrant workers
Introduction: Latino immigrant workers suffer from greater injury and fatality rates compared to American-born workers. The cause of this occupational health disparity is not well-understood. Recently, the theory of work adjustment (TWA) was successfully applied toward understanding the work experiences of Latino immigrant workers. Understanding how Latino workers think about and respond to occupational safety and health (OSH) issues may be critical in developing effective trainings for this vulnerable population. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there are significant and ...
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