As the Chair of ConnectiCOSH, Steve is a passionate advocate of worker safety and health. He often assists in developing and supporting legislation that benefits workers as well as developing and delivering workplace health and safety trainings. Steve recently retired from CEUI-SEIU Local 511 as the Education and Safety Director where he was responsible for facilitating hazard workshops on chemical exposures, lock out tag out, electrical hazards, bloodborne pathogens, ergonomics and other safety topics. He worked for SEIU since 1985, first as a NE Regional Health and Safety Specialist until 1996. From 1996-2001 Steve served as SEIU’s Eastern Region Education Coordinator after which he became SEIU’s Eastern Region Hazmat Project Coordinator prior to his last position as Local 511’s Education and Safety Director.