Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Convenes 1st Ever Latino Workers Health and Safety Summit
(April 14, 2010)
- OSHA signed an agreement with the Mexican Consulate in Houston in an effort to promote a better understanding of work-related safety and health for Spanish-speaking workers.
- During the Summit, Secretary Solis meets with OSHA Regional Administrators to greet them and highlight the new direction OSHA is taking emphasizing enforcement.
- Dr. David Micheals, assistant secretary of OSHA addresses nearly 1,000 attendees at the opening session of the National Action Summit for the Latino Worker Health & Safety.
- Jaime Zapata, Senior Managing Director for Public Affairs at DOL interviews injured workers as part of part of the opening plenary of the National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety.
- Secretary Solis, Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary for OSHA and Dolores Huerta, labor activist, speak to conference attendees.
- Secretary Solis meets with injured workers from around the country and as they learn about their rights in the work place.
- Conference attendees discuss safety issues at one of several summit workshops.
- Dolores Huerta leads a small group discussion during a conference workshop.
- John Howard, M.D., Director of NIOSH identifies risk factors for Latino workers and reasons for disparities in risk.
- John Howard, M.D., addresses the nearly 1,000 attendees.
- Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston delivers remarks.
- Attendees informally share best practices between Summit workshops.
- A group of Latino workers discuss workplace safety issues.