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About the Conference

The National Conference on Worker Safety and Health (#COSHCON17) is the only national gathering of its kind, bringing together activists and practitioners at a time of renewed discussion and strategy about the best way to create safe and healthy workplaces.

#COSHCON17 takes place this year from Dec. 5th through 7th at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, just outside of Baltimore. We” ll bring together a diverse, inclusive and bilingual group of participants united around common goals: Empowering workers, making our workplaces safer and reducing the toll of on-the-job injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Participants include community activists, union leaders, health and safety professionals, public health experts and representatives of government agencies such as OSHA, NIOSH and the Center for Disease Control.

The conference program for 2017 will include professionals sharing best practices for achieving improved workplace safety; activists and organizers sharing campaign experiences; awards for community and workplace leaders; exhibits by vendors, colleges, universities, non-profit organizations and much more.