Santa Clara Center for Occupational Safety and Health (SCCOSH)

760 N. 1st Street, 2nd Floor

San Jose, CA 95112


408-998-4051 (Fax)

[email protected]

WE LeaP! (Working Women’s Leadership Project) SCCOSH had developed an exciting, innovative set of training modules on occupational health and safety for immigrant women workers in the electronics industry. Many of these women bring home electronic components to be assembled with the help of their children, unknowingly tracking pollution to their kitchens and living rooms, and exposing their families to chemical hazards. Click here for more information on WeLeap!

Petition letter to the Semi-Conductor Industry Association for a comprehensive study to determine the cancer and reproductive risks attendant to the extensive use of chemicals in the industry you represent. The letter calls attention to the disturbing results of a study undertaken in Scotland which showed elevated rates of cancer among semiconductor workers. (March, 2002)