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June 2004, Vol. 127, No. 6
Foreign-born workers: trends in fatal occupational injuries, 1996–2001
Former Economist, Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor.
Program Manager, Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor.
Workplace fatalities among foreign-born workers reflect the large influx of those workers into the U.S. workforce and their employment in occupations and industries with inherently higher risks of fatal injury.
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