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Pushing Back Against the Idea of “Freak Accidents”

Pushing Back Against the Idea of “Freak Accidents”

National COSH Calls 10-year Spike in Workplace Deaths “Preventable and Unacceptable”

National COSH Calls 10-year Spike in Workplace
Deaths “Preventable and Unacceptable” 

Safety advocates say employers must be held accountable
for failure to control on-the-job hazards and workers
must be active and involved in safety programs

 

Bring Delmer Home -- URGENT Appeal to US Labor Sec. Eugene Scalia

PLEASE ADD YOUR NAME TO THIS URGENT APPEAL HERE:

https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/bring-home-delmer

December 6, 2019

Dear Secretary Scalia:

National COSH calls for “thorough review” of MIOSHA leadership; Commends AG Nessel’s Pledge to Investigate

In a letter to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, National COSH safety and health project consultant Peter Dooley, who is based in Michigan, expressed “serious concerns” about the effectiveness of MIOSHA.  The agency is tasked with enforcing federal and state safety laws to protect workers from preventable workplace injuries, illness and fatalities.

In Landmark Ruling, Employer Held Accountable after Social Service Worker Stabbed to Death

In Landmark Ruling, Employer Held Accountable after Social Service Worker Stabbed to Death

National COSH Says Stronger Protections Needed, Including
New Legislation to Establish OSHA Standard on Workplace Violence
 

Nominations open for 2019 National COSH “Dirty Dozen”

Nominations open for  2019 National COSH “Dirty Dozen”
Spotlight on Dangerous Employers; 2018 Report Identified Workers Crushed to Death, Denied Bathroom Breaks and Victims of Sexual Harassment
 

Prolonged Federal Shutdown a Growing Health and Safety Risk for Workers and Communities, says National COSH

The prolonged shutdown of the federal government – now the longest on record – is a growing risk to the health and safety of workers and communities, say leaders of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH).  

As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on competing plans to end the shutdown, more than 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed or forced to work without pay for more than a month. Many workers employed by companies with federal contracts are also losing income.

COSHCON18: Our dreams, our demands…and making a difference

"If someone comes to you and says, 'I was raped,' Alejandra Valles told a hushed crowd during a keynote address at COSHCON18, “it's different than if someone says, 'I didn't get my vacation.’"

National COSH Announces 2018 Health and Safety Awards

National COSH Announces 2018 
Health and Safety Awards

Activists Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to Empowering Workers and Fighting for Safer Workplaces and Communities

Amazon Must Address Safety Concerns, says National COSH

Amazon Must Address Safety Concerns, says National COSH 

As Retail Giant Hikes Pay to $15 per Hour,
Seven Deaths at Company Warehouses Since 2013 Require “Urgent Attention”
 

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