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July 1989, Vol. 112, No. 7
Profiles in safety and health: work hazards of mobile homes
Martin E. Personick and Judy R. Daley
Economists, Division of Safety and Health Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Judy R. Daley prepared the data and analysis for the article from a supplementary Data System. The article is the second in a series on high-risk industries that began with a profile of meatpacking in the January 1989 Monthly Labor Review.
Mobile homes are an inexpensive alternative to site-built housing; but such "manufactured housing" offers little shelter from on-the-job injuries for the industry's largely inexperienced work force. This article examines working conditions in the mobile home manufacturing industry.
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