Union Approach to Health and Safety

Union Approach to Health and Safety

These courses will help USW local unions across all industry sectors have stronger influence and power in their interaction with management on health and safety. The course has particular elements that will help local unions strengthen health and safety committees, combat behavior-based safety/blame-the-worker safety programs, address health and safety issues related to work restructuring, and gain experience with various tools and laws that help locals design campaigns aimed at getting even tough, longstanding health and safety issues addressed.

The goals of "Union Approach to Health and Safety" courses include having local unions be able to improve workplace health and safety as they build member involvement in, and the strength of, their local. Depending on the topic areas selected, this course can range from several hours to several days.

For more information about Union Approach to Health and Safety training, please contact USWTMC Senior Staff for Strategic Initiatives Nancy Lessin at nlessin@uswtmc.org or 617-320-5301.