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KQED Public Radio's "Health Dialogues"
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Last year Cal-OSHA, the state agency charged with protecting employees from workplace hazards, said more than 400 workers died from job-related injuries in California. In addition, Cal-OSHA identifies thousands of non-fatal injuries each year. On the November edition of Health Dialogues, we explore some of the most dangerous sectors of the economy, including agriculture, construction and manufacturing. How effective is Cal-OSHA in enforcing the law, and what rights do all workers have in our state?

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