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COSH Network E-Newsletter: Summer 2013
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In This Issue:
New Associate COSH MembersGearing Up for National Worker Safety and Health ConferenceSouthern California OSH Activists Conference Worker Training in WyomingTwo Worker Advocacy Networks Joining ForcesSave the Date! New England Train the Trainer and National Temp WorkerForumNational COSH Has Gone Mobile!Need Help Building a Website?Network Updates: Think Globally, Act Locally
New Associate COSH Members
 The National COSH Network is thrilled to announce the addition of five new associate COSH groups! These new groups, located across the country, will add to the COSH Network’s ability to train andempower workers on their rights at work.
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 The new associate members are: South Florida COSH, located in Miami; the Knox Area Worker MemorialDay Committee, located in Knoxville, Tenn.; WYCOSH, located in Casper, Wyo.; the Central New YorkOccupational Health Clinic, located in Syracuse, N.Y.; and the Houston Area COSH, located in Houston,Texas. These groups were all very active inplanning Workers’ Memorial Day eventsand reports, and helped spread ourmessages around the country. They will joinus on calls and at events or COSH Networkand Protecting Workers Alliance. Don’t take our word for it. Hear from them! Please join us in welcoming these newgroups and providing them with advice orassistance as needed. Introduce yourself.Find their contact info here.
Gearing Up for National Worker Safety and HealthConference
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National COSH and its allies are hardat work planning the third annualNational Worker Safety and HealthConference, which will take place onDecember 10-12 near Baltimore, Md.(The internal COSH business meetingwill be held December 9-10 in thesame location.) This year’s conference is expected tobe the biggest yet! We are in theprocess of finalizing workshops andspeakers, but we are very excitedabout how everything is shaping up. Registration is now open. Take a lookat the conference website andpotential workshops, and remindyourself how fired up you were afterlast year’s conference! Interested infacilitating any of these workshops?Let us know!
Safe Jobs Save Lives!
SoCalCOSH, in conjunction with UCLA LOSH andthe Los Angeles County Federation of Labor,sponsored a health and safety conference – “SafeJobs Save Lives!” – on July 12 in Los Angeles. Morethan 250 representatives of labor unions, workercenters, government agencies, and community-based organizations shared, debriefed andcelebrated the tremendous work that OSH activistshave been doing in Southern California. Worksafehelped to facilitate workshops on OSH policy.The group heard from powerful speakers, including the AFL-CIO's Maria Elena Durazo and Cal/OSHAchief Ellen Widess. Conference awardees included leaders in the campaign for California's heat standard. Click here for more information about the conference.