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Release Number: 10-1555-NEW/BOS 2010-459
Nov. 15, 2010
Ted Fitzgerald
Phone: 617-565-2074
E-mail: fitzgerald.edmund@dol.gov

OSHA and NIOSH to host New York City Latino/immigrant worker
safety and health summit on Tuesday, Nov. 16

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will co-sponsor the New York City Action Summit for Latino/Immigrant Worker Safety and Health on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Lehman College, Bronx, N.Y.

The summit will bring together workers, labor groups, community organizations, consulates, educators, government officials, safety and health professionals, employers and other partners to share the most effective strategies in reaching Latino workers and informing them of their right to a safe and healthful workplace.

The summit is open press. Coverage is encouraged, particularly by Latino and community news outlets and reporters who cover workplace safety issues.

WHAT: New York City Action Summit for Latino/Immigrant Worker Safety and Health
WHERE: Lehman College-Lovinger Theatre
250 Bedford Park Blvd. W.
Bronx, N.Y. 10468
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

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