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…]

International COVID-19 Response

The following COVID-19 resources and information have been released by international news agencies and foriegn governments. All linked resource is located on its originating website. By following the link you are leaving the WisCOSH Website. European European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Geographical Distribution of 2019 nCov Cases World Health Organization (WHO) A Guide … [Read more…]

State COVID-19 Resources

The following COVID-19 resources have been released by state or local agencies. All linked resource is located on its originating website. By following the link you are leaving the WisCOSH Website. WI State Agencies Dept. of Corrections (DOC) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Home Dept. of Health Services (DHS) 2020-03-12 Gov. Evers Declares Public Health Emergency Due … [Read more…]

US Federal Government COVID-19 Resources

The following COVID-19 resources have been released by US Federal agencies. All linked resource is located on its originating website. By following the link you are leaving the WisCOSH Website. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19 Updated Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) … [Read more…]

Workplace Tragedy At Miller/Coors Brewery In Milwaukee

WisCOSH is deeply saddened by yesterday’s horrific events at Miller Brewery in Milwaukee’s valley. We mourn the tragic and senseless loss of life of six workers. We encourage any workers, family members and survivors that need help to seek it as soon as you are able. If you are unsure where you can turn please … [Read more…]

Workplace Violence & Bullying Prevention: A Workshop

While WisCOSH is deeply saddened by the recent tragedy at the Miller Brewing facility in Milwaukee we are also extremely upset that given the continued and increasing incidence of workplace bullying, sexual assault and violence there remain so many major employers that are completely unprepared for such a situation. While OSHA has yet to issue … [Read more…]

WisCOSH Adds D.O.T. HazMat 1st Responder Trainings

  If you saw the following warning placards on vehicles at your workplace, or driving through your neighborhood, which one placard should you be most concerned about?        When Your Job Is Transporting Hazardous Materials Accidents Are An Issue Knowing OSHA and D.O.T. Regulations Can Save Lives WisCOSH is currently able to offer … [Read more…]

WisCOSH’s Annual Membership Meeting 2019

WisCOSH has set the date for this year’s Annual Membership Meeting for October 12, 2019. We are currently seeking suggestions for our fundraiser meal. If you have ideas or favorites please contact us as soon as possible. Besides our communal dinner there will be the election of officers for WisCOSH‘s Board of Directors. As per … [Read more…]

Big Rush For Teen Workers, Little Time For Health And Safety

WisCOSH has noticed a concerning trend over the last several years: creating pipelines for teen workers in their senior year to get them into technical schools quicker and out into the workforce. WisCOSH has no issue with teens working or getting more education, however, the plans put forth so far have shown little time spent … [Read more…]