COSHCON2023 Registration Now Open!

As we told you back in June it will soon be time for COSHCON2023! What is COSHCON you ask? It is the largest gathering of workplace health, safety and environmental trainers, advocates, academics, professionals and concerned workers in the nation. And COSHCON2023 is first time it will be in-person since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 … [Read more…]

Hazardous Materials Transportation and Your Community’s Safety

On Tuesday, September 12, 2023 WisCOSH trainer Jim Schultz will be presenting an overview of the D.O.T.‘s HAZMAT 1st Responder Awareness Level training that WisCOSH offers. The presentation will begin at 7pm CDT. This presentation is being given in cooperation with 350MKE which is a local group of concerned community environmental activists. The presentation is … [Read more…]

DOL Moves To Strengthen Worker Protection

On August 29th the Dept. of Labor announced their plans to clarify & strengthen worker’s right to have an authorized employee representative during a workplace walk around inspection by OSHA. Workers have long had this right and many unions have used this right to ensure employers are not able to distract or sidetrack inspectors from … [Read more…]

OSHA Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Heat Standard

Workers have long known that hot and or cold conditions in the workplace affect their ability to perform their work duties safely without harm to themselves, their coworkers, their workplace and their work. The Dept. of Labor has also recognized this and has attempted to rectify the situation through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration‘s … [Read more…]

Rescheduled: Workers & COVID-19 Webinar

[Mensaje Bilingüe – Español Abajo] As you may know, because the original webinar platform malfunctioned precisely at the time that our Workers & COVID-19 Webinars were scheduled for, we sadly had to postpone both of them. We are sorry for any inconvenience this caused to you and your plans. On brighter news: We have a … [Read more…]

Today’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webinar Postponed

Dear friends and allies, I lament to report that we are forced into the position of postponing the scheduled English webinar today, How Workers are Impacted by Coronavirus, COVID19 – Spanish webinar TBD. The webinar service provider is down! We have no control over this and speaks to the amount of folks using remote/virtual services. … [Read more…]

Proximo Seminario Web Gratuito Sobre el Proximo Coronavirun (COVID-19)

Por favor, unase a nosotros para este importante seminario web sobre los trabajadores y el Coronavisus (COVID-19) – y compartir con sus redes! Cómo lxs trabajadorxs se ven afectadxs por el Coronavirus (COVID-19) Jueves, 19 de marzo a las 3pm PT/5pm CT/6pm ET Entrenamiento virtual, organizando por National COSH Este seminario cubrirá: las precauciones, los … [Read more…]

FREE Upcoming Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webinar

Please join us for this important webinar on workers and the Novel Coronavirus – and share with your networks! How Workers are Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Thursday, March 19 at 1pm PT/ 3pm CT/ 4pm ET Webinar hosted by National COSH This webinar will cover: precautions, worker rights, resources, and how to take action! … [Read more…]

Infectious Disease Response Update!

With the recent outbreak of the Novel Corona Virus (which causes COVID-19) around the world workers will soon find themselves on the front lines of a potential pandemic. Will you know how it is transmitted? Will you know the proper means of identifying potential, probable and definate infected persons or items in your vicinity? Will … [Read more…]

COVID-19 Resources For Workers

While we continue to learn more about COVID-19, there is still a lot we don’t know and we are looking to reputable health organizations and our healthcare and first-responders for up-to-date information. Generally speaking, take care of your health and protect others by: (a) thoroughly cleaning your hands often; (b) avoid touching eyes, nose and … [Read more…]