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2016 09/14/2016 WEConnect: Stop TPP, Annual Awards Dinner, New Industrial Hygienists, Member Survey Reminder 08/10/2016 WEConnect: Oil Trains, Awards Honoree Profile, Chemical Safety, Intern Announcement 07/14/2016 WEConnect: 2016 WEC Awards Dinner, PEOSH update, Oil Train Safety Bill, Temperature Control, Infectious Diseases, and Job Opening 06/23/2016 WEConnect: Call for for crude oil train transparency, welcome Jerell [...]

By | 2016-08-18T04:42:08+00:00 August 18th, 2016|WEConnect Newsletter|0 Comments

New Healthy Schools Now Campaign Organizer

The New Jersey Work Environment Council is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Healthy Schools Now Campaign Organizer. Jerell Blakeley most recently taught Civics and History at his alma mater, Trenton Central High School-West, and served as an Organizational Development Consultant with the New Jersey Education Association. As a teacher and graduate of [...]

By | 2016-07-06T01:05:00+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

State Officials Hold Conference on Oil Train Bill

State officials and local advocates met in front of Benjamin Franklin Middle School just steps away from the railroad tracks this morning to discuss a bill proposed by State Senator Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, that would increase transparency and accountability for the public regarding trains carrying volatile Bakken crude oil. See the Article Here

By | 2016-06-22T21:01:00+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

Report finds 63 million Americans endangered by chlorine bleach plants

Nearly 9 million in New Jersey are could be impacted by a potential disasters. Greenpeace and the New Jersey Work Environment Council co-released a new report on the safety and environmental performance of chlorine bleach plants across the United States. According to the findings, 86 facilities throughout the U.S. continue to needlessly use huge quantities [...]

By | 2016-02-04T17:55:00+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Sustainable and Safe Recycling: Protecting Workers Who Protect the Planet

This report offers a unique inside look at the working conditions faced by recycling workers across the United States, as well as a series of specific policy recommendations that municipal decision makers should follow to improve industry accountability and health and safety outcomes. It also includes practical recommendations for public education programs that [...]

By | 2016-10-31T02:30:52+00:00 August 20th, 2015|WEC Reports|0 Comments