The training, research, and community work of LOSH is often recognized and featured in local and national media.
Recent News Items
“Some of what workers experience in the waste management industry is illegal, but with so many small companies competing in a largely unregulated market, flouting the law is routine. Kevin Riley, director of research and evaluation at UCLA’s Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (UCLA LOSH) has been involved in Don’t Waste LA from its formative stage.” Can L.A. save the planet? City’s “zero waste” plan could be a model. Paul Rosenberg, Salon, October 8, 2017.
“ The Los Angeles garment manufacturing industry – the nation’s largest cut-and-sew apparel base – is “plagued by workplace violations and marked by a lack of worker protections,” according to a new report released by the Garment Worker Center, the UCLA Labor Center and UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health.” Los Angeles garment industry ‘deeply unsafe and unhealthy’: report. Safety & Health Magazine, December 22, 2016.