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Health disparities in manufacturing.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-146, 2010 May; :1-2
One of the central features of the contemporary U.S. workforce is that it is increasingly diverse, reflecting the changing demographic characteristics of our nation. In 2008, 15.6% of the U.S. employed labor force identified themselves as foreign-born: 19.2% were white non-Hispanic or Latino, 49.4% were of Hispanic ethnicity, and an estimated 12.8% were employed in the Manufacturing Sector. In 2008, 3.8% of all employed workers were age 16-19 (1.4% in Manufacturing) and 18.4% were over 55 (18.1% in Manufacturing). Approximately 4% of workers in the U.S. labor force identify themselves as disabled.
Industrial-environment; Industrial-factory-workers; Occupational-health; Racial-factors; Demographic-characteristics; Disabled-workers; Worker-health; Injury-prevention; Disease-prevention; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Mortality-data; Age-factors
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-146
NAICS-31; NAICS-32; NAICS-33
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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