What is PhilaPOSH?

What is PhilaPOSH?

We are unions, health and legal professionals working together since 1975 for a safe and protected workplace as well as for the rights of injured workers. Organized in 1975, the Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PhilaPOSH) was the second organization formed in the United States by unions, health and legal professionals that focused on health and safety issues faced by workers and their unions. Over the past 30 years we have provided assistance to hundreds of unions and thousands of workers, both union and non-union. Our Board of Directors is comprised of 20 organized labor representatives who…
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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Since 1975 our mission has been "the prevention of injury, disease and death on the job through information, education, technical assistance and political action." PhilaPOSH is the only organization in the Greater Philadelphia Area that makes worker safety and health the top priority. We are not a government agency and our strength depends on our members. In 1975 concerned union members, workers, legal and health professionals founded PhilaPOSH. We are an independent organization which works closely with the Pennsylvania State AFL-CIO, the Industrial Union Council of New Jersey, The Work Environment Council, County Councils and other occupational safety and health…
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