Saturday, March 18, 2006

The Multicultural Work Force: The Melting Pot Heats Up

Diversity in the workplace requires safety challenge ...

"Every year, people from all over the world come to the United States in search of a better life. They come with dreams of freedom and opportunity, and bring with them a rich tapestry of challenges for the safety professional.

In March 2004, a van carrying 10 people in Washington state collided with another vehicle. The van driver and four passengers died, while the other five passengers were seriously injured.

The driver was wearing a seat belt, but authorities concluded that the other passengers were not. Perhaps worse, authorities also discovered that one of the van's seats was not bolted to the vehicle."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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