LOSH Newsletter 2015
LOSH Newsletter 2015
LAANE PUBLICATION: Cleaning Up Waste and Recycling Management and Sercuring the Benefits

WMD Flyer


Safe Jobs Flyer

Marlom Portillo, Executive Director of IDEPSCA, has been honored with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leaders Award. LOSH and IDEPSCA have partnered for the past decade, building capacity among immigrant workers to help ensure safe and healthy working conditions for ALL workers. Congratulations Marlom!

The LOSH Minority Worker Training Program is highlighted in the "Focus on Worker Heatlh and Safety Training" report from the 2012 Good Jobs Green Jobs regional conferences.
Click here to view.

LOSH staff Kevin Riley, Linda Delp, Deogracia Cornelio and Sarah Jacobs recently published article in the journal New Solutions describes worker training efforts in Southern California. The article focuses on training created and carried out (much of it by LOSH) for the California Heat Illness Prevention Campaign. Click here to view the article.

Heat safety is your right! Learn about California's Heat Illness Prevention Campaign.

SoCalCOSH and Worksafe released the 5th annual Dying at Work in Californiareport. It provides the latest estimates of deaths, injuries and illnesses in the workplace during 2014, and profiles the people affected and the enormous impact these events have on the people of California.




LOSH home page image: safety training in hazmat suits

Founded in 1978, LOSH is a nationally recognized center promoting safe workplaces through teaching and education, research, and policy advocacy. LOSH collaborates with workers, unions, community organizations, employers, academics, students, governmental representatives, and health professionals. Initiatives include health and safety training and education for low-income, minority, immigrant and young workers; public advocacy; and participation in industry-wide research relating to occupational and environmental health policy issues in California.

Over one thousand workers receive training annually in a region incorporating two-thirds of California's workforce. LOSH staff includes a multi-ethnic, bilingual group of professionals with backgrounds in public health, participatory adult education, curriculum development, social work, public policy, and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

LOSH is a subunit of UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) and the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)

OHIP Site Visit 2015
Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP) interns and staff on a site visit to a glass bottle factory during the 2015 National OHIP Orientation in Los Angeles.

OHIP 2015 Group
2015 Occupational Health Intership Program (OHIP) interns and staff at the June 16-18 National Orientation held at UCLA.


Hazardous Waste or
Emergency Response
40-Hour Course
Training Schedule

June 8-12, 2015
July 13-17, 2015
September 28-October 2, 2015
November 9-13, 2015
January 11-15, 2016
March 14-18, 2016
May 16-20, 2016 CLOSED
July 18-22, 2016

Hazardous Waste or
Emergency Response
8-Hour Annual Refresher
Training Schedule

June 25, 2015
August 20, 2015
October 22, 2015
December 17, 2015
February 25, 2016
April 21, 2016 CLOSED
June 23, 2016

School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Program

SASH flyer - Bakersfield 2016

Register for SASH training in Bakersfield Apri 12, 2016
Register online at

SASH Training - Escondido

Register for SASH training in Escondido May 16, 2016

For further information contact Sarah Jacobs @ (310) 413-1878

LATTC 24-Hour Specialist Training April 2016
LATTC WOSH Flyer 2016

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Training

IIPP Training - Moreno Valley

Young Worker Leadership Academy
January 28-30, 2016
Berkeley, CA

Donate to the LOSH Program
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(310) 794-6403 (fax)

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