Summer 2020 Workshop Series
Worksafe is offering seven FREE workshops on occupational safety and health (OSH) in the age of COVID-19. These online workshops will cover a range of urgent issues facing low-wage, immigrant, and workers of color. Join us for lunch, each Thursday from July 9 to August 20, to grow your knowledge of crucial OSH concepts and protections for vulnerable workers. See details below or download our training flyer.
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The workshops present info and skills useful for workers, worker leaders, advocates, and attorneys. All are welcome; no law degree is required.
Our speakers are experts in occupational safety and health, workers’ compensation, disability rights, and other employment rights. Hear from Worksafe, Legal Aid at Work, Ford & Wallach, the Center for Workers’ Rights, and the Alexander Community Law Center.
Credit & Materials
MCLE credit is available pending California State Bar approval. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a total of 8.0 MCLE credits that meet the General Education requirement. Participants will receive a PDF of all slides from the series, plus additional source materials. All webinars will be recorded and available at a future date.
|Day & Time (PT)||Title||Description|
|July 9th, 12p - 1p||Intro to Worker Safety & Health in the COVID-19 Era (1.0 MCLE)||An overview of occupational safety and health (OSH) fundamentals with a focus on hazards related to COVID-19.|
|July 16th, 12p - 1p||Legal Advocacy for Safety & Health Part 1||Spotting OSH issues and conducting a worker-centered intake during COVID. We will offer tools such as body and hazard mapping|
|July 23rd, 12p - 1p||Legal Advocacy for Safety & Health Part 2||Strategizing with workers and engaging state agencies. Includes an overview of key standards and how to write and file a complaint with Cal/OSHA.|
|July 30th, 12p - 1p||Must-Know Worker Safety & Health Standards Related to COVID-19||Learn about the OSH standards that apply to protecting workers from COVID hazards, like the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases and IIPP Standards.|
|August 6th, 12p - 1p||California Summer: Heat, Smoke, and Workers’ Rights||Get ready for summer hazards by learning about workplace rights related to heat and wildfire smoke exposure.|
|August 13th, 12p - 1p||Disability Rights, Workers’ Compensation & COVID-19||Learn how accessibility, reasonable accommodation, and workers’ compensation are impacted by COVID-19. With Alexis Alvarez (Legal Aid at Work) and Cheryl Wallach (Ford & Wallach).|
|August 20th, 12p - 1p||Rights & Recourse for Workers During COVID||Unemployment insurance, Paid Sick Leave, the Right to Refuse, and Retaliation protections. With Katie Wutchiett (Legal Aid at Work), Daniela Urban (Center for Workers’ Rights), and Ruth Silver-Taube (Alexander Community Law Center).|