“The only slaughterhouse job worse than eviscerating animals is cleaning up afterward. The third-shift workers, as the cleaners are often called, wade through blood and grease and chunks of bone and flesh, racing all night to hose down the plant with disinfectants and scalding water. The stench is unbearable. Many workers retch.” Bloomberg on the dangerous and repulsive work of cleaning up a slaughterhouse, and the immigrants who do the job. America’s Worst Graveyard Shift Is Grinding Up Workers.