Health and Safety Concerns During Disaster Cleanup

One more aspect of disaster response and recovery that is suffering from federal neglect and budget cutbacks: Post-hurricane cleanup work could kill more workers than storms themselves.

The two hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida left 200 people dead but neglect of health and safety among mainly day laborers could exact a great toll
A man shovels seagrass from the entrance of his mobile home in the wake of Hurricane Irma at Tavenier Key, Florida.

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