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Guide to the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) Records WAG.029

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New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Tamiment staff. Boxes 57-63 added by Rachel Schimke, 2012 and 2014. Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information, 2014.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 18, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect incorporation of new materials into the collection  , August 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
Title: New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1971-2011
Abstract: The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) was founded in 1976 to advocate for safe and healthy workplaces. NYCOSH bases much of its advocacy on the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and has helped spearhead successful efforts to preserve the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The collection includes minutes of membership, steering committee, health and technical committee, personnel committee, political education committee and workers' compensation committee meetings, general correspondence, requests for assistance, membership records, course materials, publicity flyers, fact sheets, newsletters, fund raising materials, pamphlets, lobbying materials, and educational materials.
Quantity: 61.5 linear feet in 60 record cartons, 2 manuscript boxes, and 1 oversize flat box
Location note: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@library.nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.029