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Disaster Preparedness Training - Stoughton, MA

TNEC receives Supplemental Funding from NIEHS

National Institute of Health recently awarded TNEC-CSEA Supplemental Funding
Disaster Plannin g in Stoughton, MA.

  The National Institute of Health recently awarded The New England Consortium - Civil Service Employee Association (TNEC-CSEA)  special supplemental funding for this past project year (August 1, 2016 - July 31,2017). 
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Training Matters

Dave DeLuca participates in 40-Hour training

TNEC Intern Participates in Training

  As part of his senior year, Dave Deluca engaged in a health education practicum with TNEC-CSEA prior to graduating his degree in Public Health.  Working with his preceptor, Bridget McGuiness, TNEC Educator, he developed a presentation module and delivered it as part of a 40-hour HAZWOPER training session.  Dave researched the proper use of respirator and other means of protecting workers from unhealthy air exposures while on the job.  He also assisted in developing a series of scenarios that which trainers incorporated into TNEC-CSEA's disaster preparedness courses.   
Injuries among Nursing Home Workers Significantly Decreased after the start of a Safety Program

Lifting equipment linked to fewer injuries among nursing home workers 

   Injuries among nursing home workers significantly decreased after the start of a safety program that included mechanical lifting equipment and training on how to use it, according to a NIOSH-funded  study at the University of Massachusetts Lowell published in the journal Safety Science.

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TURI hosts Korean visitors...
 On July 17, nineteen professionals and graduate students arrived from Korea for a series of trainings contracted with the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) and The New England Consortium (TNEC) at UMass Lowell.

NH Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter visits NH COSH....
NH COSH members and friends with Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter.
NH COSH members and friends meet with NH-01 Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter on August 2, 2017, a tireless advocate for strong workplace protections and on the right side of issues we care about.   Congresswoman Shea-Porter asked those in attendance how we can help to amplify her strong voice in support of working men and women. NH COSH board members Sam Wooten and Al Bouchard told Carol their stories as a family member of a public employee killed at work and a survivor of chemical contamination on the job to which Carol told them "keep telling your stories, people need to hear them and I'll take them to Washington".

NH COSH Upcoming Events
Tuesday, September 12, 2017- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
2017 Conference on Worker Safety and Health Shatter the Silence III

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
FREE:  OSHA 8-Hour Emergency Response Awareness Annual Refresher

Save the Date:  Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NH COSH Annual Meeting

Going beyond the letter of the law with effective training TNEC/CSEA works to strengthen organizational effectiveness, instill community confidence and improve productivity and profitability.  TNEC's goal is to contribute to the health and safety of workers in the New England region. A well trained staff will limit injuries and save lives.  We thank all of our customers for your confidence in our knowledgeable trainers and support over the past 29 years.

Therese O'Donnell
UMass Lowell The New England Consortium

This work is partially supported under NIEHS grant number: 2U45ES006172-24
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