U.S. Department of Labor to host Hispanic Safety and Health Summit

July 13, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Hispanic Alliance for Progress, in partnership with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will host a national Hispanic Safety and Health Summit July 22 in Orlando, Fla.

The event will bring together representatives from government, community and faith-based organizations, nonprofits, industry, academia, and organized labor to share practical safety and health information and success stories and discuss gaps in communication, training, and outreach for Hispanic workers in the U.S. It will include presentations by senior officials, labor union leaders, and industry representatives. Highlights include workshops offering the latest information on initiatives to reduce injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among the Hispanic work force.



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