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  1. Safety Regulations as Potential Barriers to Employment in a Manufacturing Environment
  2. Presentation Outline
  3. Job Opportunities in Manufacturing: Good News & Bad News
  4. Opportunities: Good News
  5. Opportunities: Good News
  6. Opportunities: Bad News
  7. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)
  8. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)
  9. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)
  10. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)

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Safety Regulations as Potential Barriers to Employment in a Manufacturing Environment

Scott Haynes
Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, 2006, Los Angeles, CA

Work RERC, Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education


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Presentation Outline


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Job Opportunities in Manufacturing: Good News & Bad News


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Opportunities: Good News


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Opportunities: Good News

Notes: Projected growth is termed as “about average” compared to other projected job growth nationally.


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Opportunities: Bad News

What’s one major difference between the computer-related job opportunities in manufacturing compared to those in other work environments? Safety.


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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)


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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)


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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)g


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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (2003)



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