Development of an Effective Labor/Management Health and Safety Committee in a Dual-Lingual, High Hazard Industry

University of Washington, in collaboration with Seattle Iron & Metals Corporation and Teamsters Local Union 117

Project Summary

Development of a model joint labor/management health and safety committee (HSC) to address health and safety in a high hazard industry (metals recycling) with a dual-lingual (English/Spanish) workforce, and evaluation of its effectiveness in reducing harmful exposures, injury risks and improving organizational safety climate.

Amount Awarded: $223,611

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