OSHA Basics: Your Rights on the Job

Steps to Take For Reporting Unsafe Work Conditions The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) of 1970 is a United States labor law that governs occupational health and safety in both the federal government and private sector. Congress enacted OSHA in 1970, and it was signed into law by President Richard Nixon. It was enacted to ensure employees have safe and healthy working conditions by establishing standards and enforcing those standards be complied with regarding training, education, outreach, and assistance. OSHA Standards OSHA standards are rules that describe the process that employers must use to ensure that their workers…
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Jim Moran

We are saddened to announce that Jim Moran, co-founder and long-time executive director of PhilaPOSH, has passed. Jim's tireless activism and organizing helped build PhilaPOSH and the national health and safety movement into what they are today. His loss is incredibly difficult, but we're honored to continue his work. You can read more about his life and accomplishments here: https://www.inquirer.com/obituaries/james-moran-philaposh-20201125.html
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Register Now for Awards Night 2020

This year, more than any we can remember, has threatened working people's safety on the job. As always, our annual Awards Night program honors those workers and activists who have fought hard for occupational safety and health. While we can't meet in person, we are still recognizing the essential workers who are fighting on the front lines for their safety and our own. This year's virtual Awards Night will be free to "attend" for all. If you're able to support our work by donating or purchasing an ad in our digital ad book, you can do so at this link.…
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Chemical Exposure Trainings with PhilaPOSH and NJWEC

PREVENTING EXPOSURES TO WORKPLACE CHEMICALS WEBINARWhen: Monday, October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmREGISTER HERECo-Sponsored by PhilaPOSH and WEC Employers must protect their workers from exposure to hazardous chemicals used for cleaning and disinfection. Employers should be aware that common sanitizers and sterilizers could contain hazardous chemicals. Where workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals, employers must comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication standard (in general industry, 29 CFR 1910.1200), Personal Protective Equipment standards (in general industry 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I) and other applicable OSHA chemical standards. Employers have a responsibility under OSHA’s HazCom Standard to educate and train employees about the…
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The Benefits Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

The Benefits Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Should I Hire an Experienced Defense Attorney?

Should I Hire an Experienced Defense Attorney?

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So You’ve Had a Compliance Breach—Now What?

So You’ve Had a Compliance Breach—Now What?

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New York Case – Were They Guilty or Not Guilty?

New York Case – Were They Guilty or Not Guilty?

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Supreme Court Enters Into Areas Which Are Prohibited

Supreme Court Enters Into Areas Which Are Prohibited

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PhilaPOSH COVID Trainings

Cleaning and Disinfecting Training PhilaPOSH, Connecticut Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (ConnectiCOSH), and Northeast NY Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (NENYCOSH), with support from the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH), have joined efforts to provide a series of trainings on Safe Cleaning and Disinfecting in English & Spanish. Our next training is in Spanish, scheduled for Wednesday, July 15 2:00-3:30pm. Would you help us get the word out to ensure maximum participation? Below is the flyer, registration link and the Facebook event link. Registration: https://tinyurl.com/15dejulio   Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/197403634961183/ Trainings in English coming again…
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