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2017 Projects

Hazard characterization in IBT-represented trucking and rail sectors

Washington, DC Area

Esther Epps & Aashay Patel

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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Determine the effectiveness and usability of personal devices for the prevention of low back injuries

SF Bay Area

Jose “Gus” Arroyo & Patton Nguyen

UCSF/UCB Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training Program, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Occupational Health Branch (OHB)

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Health and safety training for pre-apprenticeship students in the construction trades

SF Bay Area

Sharit Cardena Lopez & Cataria Davis

Cypress Mandela Training Center (CMTC), International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC), & Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)

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Investigating the health and safety experience of truck drivers in Wyoming

Cheyenne, WY

Nader Hashweh & Amanda Gallear

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

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Examine health and safety conditions among workers at ethnic grocery markets in Southern California

Los Angeles

Lawrence Lan & Andrea Vidaurre

United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW)

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Document injury experiences of domestic workers in California and their eligibility for workers’ compensation

Los Angeles

Veronica Ponce de Leon & Reuben John “RJ” Ronquillo

California Domestic Worker Coalition

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Gender-based workplace violence and employer retaliation against seafood workers in Louisiana

New Orleans

Nathan Yoguez & Carolina Morales

National Guestworker Alliance

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Investigating gender violence in temporary, low wage work

Chicago

Esmeralda Melgoza

The Chicago Workers’ Collaborative (CWC)

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