Site Students Hosting Organization Project
NYC
  • Megan McConnell
  • Gladys Palaguachi
The Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment (BCCHE) of Queens College Assess the impact of the new mandatory sick leave policy on restaurant workers in NYC

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NYC
  • Thomas Cordon
  • Cristina Echeverria
SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (UHE) Identify impact of staffing levels, including overtime worked, on occupational injury and illness patterns in acute care hospitals in NYC

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SF Bay Area
  • Yvette Ramirez
  • Becky Tse
SEIU-USWW Airport Workers Investigate safety and health-related issues that airline service workers experience in their workplace environment at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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SF Bay Area
  • Mara Ortenburger
  • Aillen Zazueta-Bella
Laborer's Union Investigate heat illness prevention among Laborer’s Union members

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SF Bay Area
  • Anika Larson
  • Ornella Leukou Nzoutchoum
East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) Determine use of and access to paid sick days, and subsequent effects on occupational health and safety/workplace hazards

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SF Bay Area
  • Tai Hoang
  • Lien Nguyen
Nail Salon Collaborative Evaluate the impact of nail salon owners and workers who have participated in the Nails Salon Collaborative to determine the benefits of working in a healthy nail salon

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LA
  • Citadel Cabasag
  • Rita Phetmixay
Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) Investigate sleep quality and H&S hazards of Pilipino home health aides while working in clients' homes

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LA
  • Maria Camacho
  • Kareem Elzein
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 121RN Identify “best practices” for implementing new H&S standards in healthcare and use findings to develop new curricula on Cal/OSHA’s new workplace violence prevention standard

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LA
  • Josefina Flores
  • Sarah Smith
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center Incorporate occupational health into care provision in community health centers

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Orange County
  • Julio Mora
  • Julissa Plascencia
UNITE HERE Local 11 Investigate musculoskeletal disorders and other H&S concerns among hotel housekeepers and other staff

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San Diego
  • Bryan FitzGerald
  • Karen Munoz
The Employee Rights Center (ERC) Assess the working conditions of street food vendors in the City Heights area of SD

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Boston
  • Carol Ochoa
  • Maia Rodriguez-Semp
Boston Workers Center/MassCOSH Investigate occupational H&S issues and hazards facing immigrant and temporary agency workers

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New Orleans
  • Adam Kline
  • Dawn Surratt
New Orleans Workers’ Center, National Guestworker Alliance Investigate the labor and workplace conditions of Latino immigrant shipyard workers in Southeast Louisiana

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Chicago
  • Tessa Bonney
  • Samara Rivers
The Chicago Workers’ Collaborative (CWC), Warehouse Workers for Justice Investigate hazards of temporary, low wage work in manufacturing and warehouse settings

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Marshfield, WI
  • Elizabeth Steiner
  • Katherine Zielke
National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) Examine the different challenges of workplace H&S issues among immigrant workers in dairy agriculture

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