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Preventable Deaths 2016 Press Conference

On April 27, 2016, National COSH held a press conference to release the report Preventable Deaths 2016. The report was released in conjunction with Workers’ Memorial Week.

A recording of the press conference is below.

You may also access the press release for the report and the infographics used in the press conference.

Press Conference, Part One: Jessica Martinez, acting executive director of National COSH, and Roger Kerson, communications consultant, introduce the report and Workers’ Memorial Week.

Press Conference, Part Two: Roger Kerson announces the “Outstanding Health and Safety Stories, 2016.”

Press Conference, Part Three. Temporary worker Jamie Hoyt was killed on the job in New Jersey. His sister, Mary Jo Hoyt, recalls Jamie’s death and calls for greater protections for temp workers.

Press Conference, Part Four. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s series on worker exposure to diacetyl was on of our “Outstanding Health and Safety Stories, 2016.” Scott Hall, Senior Counsel at Motley Rice LLC discusses the dangers of the deadly chemical.

Press Conference, Part Five. Conference participants respond to journalists’ questions.