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1701, 2018

Job Posting: Freelance Writer

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Free-lance writer for monthly labor union magazine The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) seeks a free-lance writer to conceptualize, research and compose ten 1,000-word byline articles a year on school health and safety issues [...]

3112, 2017

Webinar: Introduction to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

December 31st, 2017|0 Comments

For the last two years, the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) 1910.1200 is the second most cited standard on OSHA’s Top 10 list of violations. The sections within the HazCom standard most often violated include [...]

2112, 2017

Workplace Violence Infographs and Educational Materials

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Below are workplace violence materials developed by WEC in 2017. Understanding and Preventing Workplace Violence webinar Systems and Sub-Systems Chart

1212, 2017

Preventing Workplace Exposures

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

California is considering whether an allegedly dangerous chemical found in common paint strippers should be taken off the market. Health authorities there say dozens of people have died from exposure to methylene chloride, which [...]

712, 2017

Who Tracks the Railroads?

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

WEC released Who Tracks the Railroads? The Case for Transparency on Rail Bridges, a whitepaper documenting the need for rail companies to release basic information on the safety of our freight bridges. Freight [...]

2311, 2017

Many Poor Schools in New Jersey are Overcrowded

November 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Two-thirds of low-income school districts in New Jersey don't have adequate space to serve their students, according to a report by the NJ Department of Education (DOE). "The report makes clear the enormous unmet needs [...]

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