New immigrants face higher risk of work injury, says study

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Among almost 500 injured workers that Dr. Light had seen during his practice, majority were immigrants that came to country from 1 to 5 years. There are some research that support this observation.

Recent immigrants not only have poorer job situations than workers bornin Canada, but immigrant men are also twice as likely to sustainworkplace injuries that require medical care compared with men born inCanada, according to new research from the Institute for Work andHealth (IWH).  Quote from https://www.cos-mag.com/occupational-hygiene/30524-new-immigrants-face-higher-risk-of-work-injury-says-study/