Tag Archives: Jessica Werder

Remember Farmworkers When Considering Organic Versus Non-Organic

Co-Authored by Valentina Stackl, Health & Safety Program Associate, AFOP It is often forgotten that every piece of fruit and vegetable found at the supermarket was painstakingly picked by a man, woman, or child. Last week, these individuals – our … Continue reading

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Staying Safe in the Sun

        By Jessica Werder, Health & Safety Senior Program Manager, and Ayrianne Parks, Communications Director As many of us neared the end of our workweek last Friday, our thoughts turned to how we would stay cool throughout … Continue reading

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Water. Rest. Shade.

It’s a simple message, but one that can save lives. Last week, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will launch a national, educational, heat-stress prevention campaign targeting employers and their employees. The … Continue reading

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