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WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY 2018
Workers’ Memorial Day is the annual commemoration of people who have been killed on the job. This year a joint Southern Tier event was sponsored by the Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health and the Binghamton based Occupational Health Clinical Center and the Broome Tioga Labor Council.
MEETING REGIONAL AND AREA OFFICE OSHA OFFICERS
On March 20th, we had a meeting with two OSHA representatives – Laura Kenny, an Assistant to the Region II Director, and Chris Adams, the Syracuse Area Office Director. Laura was formerly the Labor Liaison for our Region.
Martin Luther King Day of Celebration Luncheon
We encourage you to attend the Martin Luther King Day of Celebration Luncheon on Monday January 15, beginning at 11:30am in the Beverly J. Martin gym.
Dairy Workers Suffocate in Manure
Alberto Navarro Munoz had been working on the farm for only two weeks when he encountered one of the most gruesome hazards that a dairy worker can face.
Sexual Harassment and our Undemocratic Workplaces
Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen a flood of alarming reports about powerful men who have engaged in repeated acts of sexual harassment, sometimes stretching across decades.
#COSHCON 2017 in Baltimore
DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association and UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada will join us as a keynote speakers at this year’s National Conference on Worker Safety and Health.