NYCOSH, in collaboration with New York Disaster Interfaith Services and United Church of Christ Disaster Response Ministries has just published a new fact sheet urging all workers and volunteers who did rescue, recovery, or cleanup work to

preserve your right to medical care and compensation if you ever develop a 9/11-related illness.

REGISTration has been extended one year to AUGUST 13, 2008.

To download and print out the fact sheet, visit

Jonathan Bennett
Public Affairs Director, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
116 John Street, Suite 604, New York NY 10038
Tel: 212-227-6440 ext. 14
Fax: 212-227-9854

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NYCOSH is a non-profit provider of occupational safety and health training, advocacy and information (including technical assistance and industrial hygiene consultation) to workers and unions throughout the New York metropolitan area. Our membership consists of more than 250 union organizations and 400 individuals: union members, health and safety activists, injured workers, healthcare workers, attorneys, public health advocates, environmentalists and concerned citizens. We welcome contributions of any amount to support our work, which can be made by visiting and clicking on the "Donate Now" logo. Contributions to the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, Inc. (NYCOSH) are tax deductible as provided by law. A copy of NYCOSH's last annual report may be obtained from us or from the office of the Attorney General, State of New York, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

NYCOSH's 9/11-related work is conducted in partnership with the United Church of Christ's National Disaster Ministries, with additional support from the September 11th Fund created by the United Way of New York and the New York Community Trust.

NYCOSH is a union shop. Its staff is represented by USW Local 4-149.

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