The Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending workers' rights to a safe and healthy work environment through outreach, advocacy and education, and to improve the working conditions of all workers.

Training Programs

Training Programs

WNYCOSH provides worker safety and health training to thousands of workers in the Western New York area covering a wide range of topics on how to identify, evaluate and control hazards they are exposed to on the job.

WNY Worker Center

WNY Worker Center

The Worker Center provides workers with the tools and information they need to defend their workplace rights, fight for dignity at work and improve their conditions on the job.

Safe Patient Handling

Safe Patient Handling

Healthcare workers experience some of the highest workplace injury rates in the U.S. with overexertion as the leading cause. NYS healthcare workers suffer more overexertion injuries than laborers and freight, stock and material movers.