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Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment.
WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
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1202, 2018

Murphy’s Turn to Fix the Sickening Conditions of N.J.’s Urban Schools

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Entire school districts are shutting down due to mold contamination and fears of asbestos exposure. Students are unable to drink from water fountains due to worries about high lead levels. Classroom temperatures reach triple [...]

2501, 2018

Take on Wall Street? Apply for our Training!

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Working people can’t seem to get ahead. As we watch the news, engage in our communities, and organize around our respective issues, it becomes more and more apparent that we are operating in a [...]

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 [...]

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