The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) is a membership organization of workers, unions, community-based organizations, workers’ rights activists, and health and safety professionals. Founded in 1979 on the principle that workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths are preventable, NYCOSH works to extend and defend every person’s right to a safe and healthy workplace. NYCOSH is a non-profit 501c3 organization.
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A leading independent voice for #workersafety & #workerhealth / https://t.co/Mrt2XRuNrr / ED @Charlene_Amber
Lawmakers: it's time to make the workers' compensation system accessible for all workers. Support A5692/S4875 to require WC decisions to be issued in the native language of the injured worker.
The #WTCHealthProgram provides benefits counseling to help you learn about and apply for various assistance programs. Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/handbook.html#programBenefits
Warehouse workers: Hey, we're working 12 hour shifts straight without sitting down -- we're exhausted and getting hurt as a result. We need real breaks.
The #NYHERO Act is in full effect! Now, employers are required to adopt and implement health & safety plans that meet state guidelines.
Workers now have enforceable, clear guidelines that will protect them from Covid.
Know Your Rights: http://bit.ly/nyhero123
Did you know #BreastCancer screening is available to eligible members? This #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth learn about cancer care benefits through the #WTCHealthProgram. https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/fs_breast_cancer.html
UPS @Teamsters member Basil Darling in today’s @NYDailyNews: “Amazon diminishes good jobs in our industry and cheapens our work. I make $39 per hour, but Amazon workers are getting as little as $18.50 per hour to do the same work.” #1u
Amazon delivers problems for workers
A decade ago, there were no Amazon distribution facilities in New York City. Today, there are 17. Many New Yorke...
We’ve been sounding the🚨on heat stress on workers for years. We thank indigenous folk who’ve been THE land protectors for centuries. We support their protests today to #buildbackfossilfree. Burning fossils leads 2 extreme heat which endangers all our health #IndigenousPeoplesDay
“For the first time we can call farmworkers in NYS union members. For far too long, farmworkers have worked to nourish our communities without necessary workplace protections" -@sappelbaum
Welcome to the union, Pindar Vineyards workers!
Read more: https://www.rwdsu.info/historic_certification_for_first_farm_workers_union_in_new_york_state
Does #WorkersComp provide coverage for #COVID19? Yes it does! We wrote about it on our blog - read the article here:
WORKERS‘ COMP OFFERS BROAD COVERAGE TO ESSENTIAL WORKERS WITH COVID-19 - GreyAndGrey
During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of New York workers were designated as ”essential workers,” reporting ...
Many FDNY and firefighters from departments around the country responded on 9/11. This National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, the #WTCHealthProgram honors those firefighters lost on that day and lost since from WTC-related health conditions. #NeverForget #NFFF
Honored to receive @NYCOSH’s Labor Activism Award @ the 42nd annual gala tonight. Even more honored to have spent many of those yrs fighting alongside you all in our shared fight to make our labor laws as close to perfect for working families across NY. Look forward to many more!
Don't miss the 42nd annual NYCOSH virtually tonight, where we will honor:
✅@TWULocal100 President Tony Utano
✅and former @PSC_CUNY President Barbara Bowen!
All workplaces where cold stress is a hazard should have a plan.
What are some common cold-related illnesses?
How are workers impacted by cold-related illnesses?
What is a cold temperature?
Why do we care about cold temperatures? And what does it have to do with OSH?
We're encouraged about all of the movement for a national #heatstandard, but we also have to think about the impact of #climatechange on creating harsher winters
Even while facing COVID-related stigma, thousands of Asian and Pacific Islander New Yorkers continue to support the City as essential workers in health care, food service, and transportation. They believe in NYC and so do we. http://bit.ly/OurCityNYC #OurCityNYC
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR COSHCON2021! Workshops include Organizing for worker safety, Climate justice at work, Worker COVID safety protections and MORE https://nationalcosh.org/registration-info @NYCOSH @PhilaPOSH1 @Worker_Justice @SFIWJ @SoCalCOSH @WNYCOSH @WisCOSH
These resources help you navigate dangerous situations on your job site, your rights as a worker, and safety concerns relevant to your job. Resources also address the legal regulations concerning worker health and will help you take action to enforce your rights, keeping yourself and your workplace as safe as possible.
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