The landscape industry and other urban agriculture industries are dangerous, and many of the workers in these industries are Hispanic. The financial, emotional, and social costs of workplace injuries are substantial. Extension personnel, business owners, and all workers benefit when safety trainings are held in Spanish. The impact, benefits, and ease of conducting safety trainings in Spanish for Hispanic workers in urban agriculture industries are discussed.
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Bauske, E. M., Martinez-Espinoza, A. D., Maqueda, K., & Chance, W. (2008). Safety "Pays" for Hispanic Employees, Company Owners, and Extension Professionals Active in Urban Agriculture Industries. The Journal of Extension, 46(6), Article 24. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol46/iss6/24