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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have declared September of every year National Emergency Preparedness Month.

If you are exposed to hazardous waste on the job, you may be entitled to protection under the EPA's Resource Conversation and Recovery Act.

USW Local Union 9-631 and Valero Memphis Refinerty continue to strengthen their labor-management partnership through TOP.

USW Local Unions 462, 1458 and 1978, who represent members at International Paper in Prattville, Ala., participated in an "Effective Health and Safety Committee" workshop.

Did you know that you have a right to know what dangerous substances you are working with and what protections are available?

There’s an old saying, “If you’re going through hell, keep going,” that is, forge on until you get to some other place. For too many American workers, hell, is simply injury or even death at the workplace. Union-centered health and safety programs are meant to get us to another place, a safer place, a space where our members can freely work on real solutions to hazards at the workplace. And that’s exactly what United Steelworkers (USW) Local Union 10-234 in Trainer, Pa., has been doing for many years. And now, the local has received solid validation for their hard work.

Did you know that OSHA has a Whistleblower Protection Program that enforces the protection of workers who report health and safety hazards from retaliation?

United Steelworkers (USW) District 4 recently had its first in-person health and safety training since the pandemic contributed to the closing of in-person training sessions.

The training on April 22, 2021, at Republic Steel was attended by 10 members from USW Local Union 2603 in Blasdell, N.Y. The district received positive feedback from the company, who said attendees received excellent information about crane safety.

The 2021 USW TOP Conference will take place Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Click here for more information.

Click here to view the recall notice from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.