ConnectiCOSH

The state’s only coalition fighting for safe and healthy workplaces and communities.

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ConnectiCOSH Awards 2022

Kleen Energy Memorial 2022

Connecticut AFL-CIO Health & Safety Committee celebrated the lives of the six workers who died and the dozens who were injured at the Kleen Energy explosion twelve years ago. The remembrance was held at the permanent memorial just outside the Kleen Energy plant in Middletown.

The following workers who lost their lives on February 9, 2010 were honored and remembered

Peter C. Chepulis – Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777
Ronald J. Crabb – Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777
Raymond E. Dobratz – Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777
Kenneth W. Haskell, Jr. – Boston Pipefitters Local 537
Roy D. Rushton – Insulator Local 95 in Toronto Canada
Vance C. Walters – Safety Director, Flint Michigan

Worker’s Memorial Day 2018

Awards Night 2012

The ConnectiCOSH awards night was held on may 11,2012. The ED EAGAN award was given to the safety trainers of SEIU, CEUI Local 511, There are five trainers who have been training workers at State of Connecticut agencies for many years The trainers are John Marchese, Steve Rice, John Bertwistle, Willis Ballard And Paul Kalajian. The Irving Selikoff Award was presented to Anne Hulick. Anne is the coorinator for the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut. The Marcia Trape’ award was given to Mariano Ortiz Jr. Mariano is a Health Program Associate at the State Dept of Public Health.

ConnectiCOSH convention 2011

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety & Health David Michaels was this years keynote speaker. He addressed the convention guests about the new OSHA its goals and mission to protect workers.

ConnectiCOSH: The First Year

Photos taken from 1981, which was the year that ConnectiCOSH was created. Some of these photos were taken during the first ever ConnectiCOSH meeting, whereas others were taken at other times throughout the year. Included in these photos are Jim Stewart, Earl Keller, Jeanne Milstein, Eleanor Sarge, Henry Hook, Jane Fleishman, Judy Sparer, Bob Kantor, Bernie McKinnon, Tim Morse, Rick Melita, Judy Sparer, Bob McLellan, Laura Blutstein, Milagros Padilla, Carol Burgess, Will Shortell, Kenny Foscue, John Murphy, Ray Elling.