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National Conference on Worker Safety and Health

Posted on Feb 13, 2015
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NtlCOSH_confIt's not just a conference - It's a movement!

Registration is open for the National COSH (National Council for Occupational Safety and Health) 2015 Conference on Worker Safety and Health.

The conference will take place on June 2 – 4, at the Maritime Institute just outside of Baltimore, MD, with an optional Health and Safety Stand-UP event on Friday, June 5.

As a member of National COSH, we're excited to help put together what's sure to be the biggest and best event yet! National COSH coordinates all of the member "COSH" groups - Coalitions on Occupational Safety and Health - around the U.S. You can learn more about COSH groups here, or come to the June conference to meet representatives from all the COSH groups in-person! Read more...


Support California leading the nation in heat illness prevention

Posted on Sep 17, 2014
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White_and_Red_Thermometer_250x250Join Worksafe’s efforts to strengthen worker protections from heat illness: Sign our letter by September 24th!

After surviving last weekend’s heat spell, it’s easy to appreciate the importance of protecting the people who work outside every day in the hot sun -- harvesting and packing food, landscaping communities, building houses, parking or washing cars, directing traffic, or doing road repairs.

Every year in California, at least 600 people experience some kind of heat-related illness on the job. So far this year, at least three have died. That’s with the current heat illness prevention standard in place.

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