CPWR Resources on Latino Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses in the Construction Industry (January 2015)

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Summary Statement

This is a summary of resources on employment and health and safety issues for Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses. Each item has a description and a link to the resource. Several checklists are included.
January 2015

January 2015

The following are CPWR and CPWR funded resources on Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses.

Latino Worker Resources

  • Latino Worker Resources Collection, 2014
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/Latino%20Worker%20Resources%20Collection%20Final.pdf
    This collection contains 4 longer case examples, 13 shorter project write-ups, a list of 36 articles, as well as a list of thematic issues and potential areas for future research on Latino construction workers. Hard copy available

    The following eight CPWR and/or CPWR funded Latino worker resources are included in this Collection as well as additional links provided below:
  1. Latino Fall Prevention Partnerships, 2014
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/research/latino-fall-prevention-partnerships
    Note: A draft article is in progress.
  2. Using Social Media to Inform Latino Construction Workers about Fall Protection, 2014
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/publications/using-social-media-inform-latino-construction-workers-about-fall-protection
  3. The Impact of a Peer-Led Participatory Health and Safety Training Program for Latino Day Laborers in Construction, 2014
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/publications/impact-peer-led-participatory-health-and-safety-training-program-latino-day-laborers
  4. Use of a TV Show to Inform Latino Viewers about Construction Hazards and Safe Practices, 2013
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/publications/use-tv-show-inform-latino-viewers-about-construction-hazards-and-safe-practices
  5. Safety and Health Disparities among Construction Workers, 2009 - 2013
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/research/safety-and-health-disparities-among-construction-workers
    The Impact of Language Barriers on Healthcare Utilization among Hispanic Construction Workers, 2013
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/donglanguagebarrierskf.pdf
    Fatal falls among Hispanic construction workers, 2009
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/dongfatalfallshispanicworkerskf_0.pdf
  6. Evaluating the Efficacy of Safety Liaisons and Worker Training, 2012
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/research/evaluating-efficacy-safety-liaisons-and-worker-training
    Beyond the Classroom – A Case Study of Immigrant Safety Liaisons in Residential Construction, 2012
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/ochsnerbeyondclassroomkf.pdf
  7. Latino Construction Worker Safety and Health Project, 2011
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/research/latino-construction-worker-safety-and-health-project
    Empowering Day Laborers to Work Safely in Construction, 2011
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/EmpoweringDayLaborsIMPACTCardPDF.pdf
  8. Hispanic Workers in Construction, 2009 – 2010
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/research/hispanic-workers-construction
    Hispanic Employment in Construction, 2009
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/Hispanic_Data_Brief-Nov-09.pdf
    Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Utilization Among Hispanic Construction Workers, 2010
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/CPWR%20Data%20Brief_Hispanics%20and%20Healthcare.pdf
    Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries among Hispanic Construction Workers, 1992-2008, 2010
    Link: http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/Hispanic_Data_Brief3.pdf

The following CPWR and/or CPWR funded Latino worker resources are NOT mentioned in the Latino Worker Resources Collection:

Young Worker Resources

Small Business Resources

Related Publications

Other CPWR Materials and Resources (those available in Spanish are noted)