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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 [...]

611, 2017

Public Need Over Corporate Greed at Rutgers University

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Public education is under attack, including at higher education institutions; at Rutgers University, tuition is increasing, our professors and campus workers are paid less, and top administrators seem to be the only ones benefiting. [...]

311, 2017

Training Program: Preventing Exposure to Workplace Chemcials

November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

You're invited to attend the NJ Work Environment Council TRAINING PROGRAM: PREVENTING EXPOSURE TO WORKPLACE CHEMICALS With a presentation by an OSHA Area Office representative When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:30 [...]

2810, 2017

Legacy of Asbestos in Our Aging Schools

October 28th, 2017|0 Comments

According to a 2014 report by the Institute of Education Services, the average age of public school buildings in the United States is 44 years. This is an increase of four years from the [...]

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