NYCOSH welcomed back on staff Luzdary Giraldo, NYCOSH Community Outreach Oranizer and David Pratt, NYCOSH Long Island Safety and Health Coordinator. Luzardy will lead an effort to reach immigrant workers who are entitled to benefits under the Zadroga Act on a national and local level. She will also conduct safety and health training for community-based organization who provide services and organize immigrant workers in New York City and on Long Island. David will re-open NYCOSH's office in Hauppauge which had been closed because of budget cuts. David will provide training programs and technical assistance for local unions on Long Island and work with Luzdary to reach workers on Long Island who worked at the World Trade Center site who are eligible for medical treatment under the Zadroga Act. Luzdary can be reached at LGiraldo@nycosh.org
and David's email is DPratt@NYCOSH.org
"We are thrilled that NYCOSH was able to recall Luzdary and David and that they have re-joined our staff," said Bill Henning, NYCOSH's Board Chairperson. "Both are exceptional organizers and trainers. At a time when we are dealing with monumental safety and health issues posed by clean up of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, NYCOSH is lucky to have been able to bring back on staff two very seasoned individuals."