- Safety Violations or Illegal Activity at Work: Your Right to Protection (Spanish)
- Your Employer Must Tell You About Chemical Hazards
- Background on Worker and Union Involvement During Clean Air Act Section 112(r) Inspections
On April 2, 2010, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued “Interim Guidance” for involving facility employees and employee representatives in EPA and local agency inspections conducted under Clean Air Act (CAA) section 112(r).
- Using Risk Management Plan to Improve Health and Safety
RMP information can be used to support change to safer operations that protect workers and communities.
- Using Federal Reading Rooms to Research Worst-Case Chemical Release Scenarios
You can use the information to work with others for safer solutions – such as reducing or eliminating the hazard through the use of safer and more secure chemicals or processes.
- Make Sure Public Employers Submit Accurate Chemical Right to Know Surveys
Public employee unions should ensure that public employers do a thorough job completing the 2008 Right to Know Survey.
- Safe Work, Safe Care Project Brochure
Learn more about WEC’s Safe Work, Safe Care Project. The goal of the project is to help create and maintain safe, healthy work environments for healthcare workers.
- Preventing Chemical Accidents: OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard
Process Safety Management Training from the NJ Work Environment Council
- Employers Must Provide and Pay for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Employers have many obligations concerning PPE under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) standards.
- Your Rights Under the New Jersey Public Employees’ Occupational Safety and Health Act
An overview of your rights.
- Your OSHA Rights in a Nutshell
A brief overview of your OSHA rights.
- How to File a Complaint with OSHA
How to file a complaint.
- The OSHA Inspection
What to do during an OSHA inspection.
- Using Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
You have the legal right to safe and healthy working conditions.
- Workers’ Whistleblower Rights Under 7 Environmental Laws
Seven federal environmental statutes contain “whistleblower protection” that was designed to protect workers against employer retaliation for their whistleblowing activities.
- Health and Safety and the National Labor Relations Act
This law gives private sector workers legal rights to join unions and bargain collectively with their employer to negotiate improvements in workplace conditions, including health and safety conditions.
- Health and Safety Rights for Teenage Workers
How teen workers can assert their health and safety rights on the job.