All workers should take precautions to limit the impact of the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The risk of contracting and transmitting coronavirus, as with any infectious disease, is elevated for senior citizens & healthcare workers. The Philadelphia Department of Health, Read More
Join us for our 36th annual Awards Night program to honor front-line workers fighting for safety and celebrate 45 years of PhilaPOSH. This year, Awards Night will be online and free to attend. Zoom & Live on Facebook Register here: Read More
Co-Sponsored by PhilaPOSH and NJWEC. Employers have a responsibility under OSHA’s HazCom Standard to educate and train employees about the chemicals they work with and how to protect themselves from any potential hazards. Join us for a virtual workshop as we Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
We condemn the shocking and horrible death of George Floyd, as well as the systems and history of institutional racism that led to his and so many other unfathomable deaths of Black and Brown people in the United States. Racism Read More
Workers must be included in safety plans, say health experts, as wave of walkouts leads to new protections LOS ANGELES – “My co-workers are getting sick and we know this disease can be fatal,” says Sofia, a pseudonym for a Read More
Our annual service honoring those who have died at work in the Tri-State Area and elsewhere has been postponed. Please check back soon for updates.
The CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released a useful explainer on differences between two types of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) being used by medical and other workers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis: surgical masks and N95 Read More
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News We’ve shared some useful resources on coronavirus precautions and prevention here. To keep informed on new coronavirus developments, statistics, and breaking news, you can use this site, which collects information from a range of news sources.