International Workers' Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit ourselves to the fight for safe and healthful workplaces for all workers. It is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their workers. OSHA's role is to ensure these conditions for America's working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance.

UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH) Program and other local organizations held a press conference on April 25 to honor workers who have been injured or killed on the job. The organizations who participated in this event will continue their efforts to promote safe and healthy working conditions for working people throughout Southern California. Download flyer


Faculty News

Scott Bartell has been appointed to the Michigan PFAS Science Advisory Panel. This committee will advise the State of Michigan on scientific information pertaining to environmental exposure pathways, health outcomes, health advisory levels, and remediation and mitigation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).



Recent Faculty Publications

Dele Ogunseitan and the U.S. Department of State recently published an article on the environmental context of antibiotic-resistance” (Environment International, Volume 116, pages 39-42).

Stephen Bondy recently published the following book chapter and articles:

Bondy, S. C., & Campbell, A. (2017). Water Quality and Brain Function. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(1), 2. doi:10.3390/ijerph15010002

Hsu, H. W., Bondy, S. C., & Kitazawa, M. (2018). Environmental and dietary exposure to copper and its cellular mechanisms linking to Alzheimer disease. Toxicological Sciences. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfy025

Bondy, S. C. (2018). Melatonin: Beneficial Aspects and Underlying Mechanisms. In L. Correia & G. Mayers (Eds.), Melatonin: Medical Uses and Role in Health and Disease (pp. 277-294). New York: Nova Science Publishers.


COEH Research Seminars

June 1 "Splitting Hares and Tortoises: Decoding Neuronal Immediate Early Gene Transcription" Dr. Ramendra Saha
Assistant Professor
Quantitative and Systems Biology
UC Merced




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