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2016 Projects

Working with immigrant Latino day laborer worker centers to improve the effectiveness of peer OSH training

New York City

Abbey Sussell & Rossana Coto-Batres

The Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment (BCCHE) of Queens College

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Development of a comparative health and safety survey for private and public transit workers

Metro DC Area

Brianna Singleton & Russell Bateman

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), DC Area Locals

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Short video and job hazard analysis: The hazards of working with a jackleg drill in mining and tunneling

SF Bay Area

Paige de Rosa & Catherine Alfaro

UC Ergonomics Program, California Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch (CDPH-OHB)

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Improving working conditions for Latino forest workers in Southern Oregon: Evaluating educational interventions in the community

SF Bay Area

Areli Caro & Selena Guerrero

National Forest Worker Center (NFWC)

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Assess workplace experiences of retail employees and educate them about their rights in the workplace

SF Bay Area

Michelle Chang & Rocelyn de Leon

Chinese Progressive Association (CPA)

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Work experiences and satisfaction among Latino adolescent farmworkers

Tulsa, OK

Leigha Vilen & Rebecca Leibowitz

Center for Family Resilience (CFR) at Oklahoma State University

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Examining musculoskeletal injuries and other health and safety risks among meatpacking workers

Lincoln, NE

Roger Gonzales & Zahra Jabbarani Torghabeh

Nebraska Appleseed

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Assess workplace exposures and health concerns among hair stylists, salon owners and cosmetology students

Los Angeles

Anna Cofie & Katie Lifanda

Black Women for Wellness Healthy Hair Initiative

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Documenting the injury experiences of day laborers in Southern California

Los Angeles

Maria R. Carr & Ernesto Garcia

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

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Occupational safety and health issues of hotel housekeeping workers

Boston

Victor Arechiga & Mishka Moncrieffe

UNITE-HERE Local 26

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Labor conditions of seafood workers in Louisiana

New Orleans

Michelle Hathaway & Mayra Vasquez-Garcia

New Orleans Workers’ Center, National Guestworker Alliance

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Investigating employer safety practices in temporary, low wage work

Chicago

Patricia Maina & Karriem Allah

The Chicago Workers’ Collaborative (CWC), Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ)

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