Eric Tu is a health and safety program assistant at LOSH. He provides administrative and logistical support for LOSH’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) trainings and other educational initiatives, develops and prepares educational materials, and cofacilitates worker health and safety trainings.
Prior to joining LOSH, Eric worked as a student hazardous materials (HAZMAT) response technician with the Environmental Health and Safety department at California State University, Fullerton, responding to emergency calls and incidental chemical spills. In 2019, he participated in the Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP), working with IATSE Local 728 in Los Angeles to investigate low-frequency electromagnetic exposures on film and TV sets.
Eric is passionate about environmental and occupational safety, and that passion has expanded into the areas of workers’ rights and policy change to improve working conditions. His dedication stems from his immigrant family background, which shapes his approach to helping others. Outside of work, Eric enjoys basketball, going on food adventures, and taking long strolls on the beach.
Eric holds a bachelor of science degree in public health from California State University, Fullerton.