Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Bridgeton hosts summit on Latino, immigrant worker safety

More than 12 workers (many are immigrants) die every day in preventable accidents, more conferences like this should help. - - Donna Poisl

By Greg Adomaitis/The News of Cumberland County

To toil in the Garden State, some must deal with pesticide exposure or risk heat exhaustion on a daily basis.

Sunday’s Southern New Jersey Action Summit for Latino and Immigrant Workers aimed to educate and protect its target audience — specifically migrant workers from labor intensive industries.

“Know the heat stroke and stress symptoms,” Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Marlton area office Director Paula Dixon-Roderick told the audience.
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