SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
May 6, 2011,
more than 100 New York labor and management safety experts participated
Safety in the Workplace Conference
presented by BALCONY, LABORPRESS,
headed by Neal
Tepel, and the Mason
Tenders at the Milberg
Law Firm in New York City.
Director Lou Gordon,
forum moderator, introduced the central question of the day: "How
does the current anti-regulatory environment impact worker
Lancman, Joel Shufro of NYCOSH, John Delgado
Local 79, Matthew Funk
of the Pasternack
law firm and John Samuelsen,
TWU Local 100.
(R-L in photo
[click on the speaker's name above
to go directly to his specific video presentation]
focused on the federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
and state responsibilities, funding issues, inspections of the
workplace and finally the fatalities and injuries incurred by workers
on the job.
Included in the
BALCONY/LABORPRESS program was the
March 16, 2011 Congressional testimony by OSHA Assistant Secretary of
Labor David Michaels.
(Click here for
Also included in
the Safety program was an analysis of workplace injuries compiled by American Rights at Work.
(Click here for the analysis)